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Re: dired-do-query-replace-regexp: just which index.html<4> am I on?


From: Kevin Rodgers
Subject: Re: dired-do-query-replace-regexp: just which index.html<4> am I on?
Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2002 12:57:13 -0700

Dan Jacobson wrote:
> 
> I was using dired-do-query-replace-regexp on a whole tree of files,
> many of which are called the same name.  On the screen I see it is now
> asking me if I want to perform the replacement in a buffer called
> index.html<4> with no clue as to what directory that file is in
> visible on the screen.  I suppose one must enter recursive edit to go
> issue additional commands to find out each time.

Try (require 'uniquify).

I can't find any mention of this bundled package in the Emacs manual,
however.  Shouldn't it be referenced in the Visiting [Files] node, and
maybe the [Using Multiple] Buffers node as well?

> In Info "Optional Mode Line Features" we see no way to get the
> filename into the mode line.

Perhaps the Mode Line or Optional Mode Line [Features] info nodes should
mention the buffer-mode-format variable (which isn't documented in the
Emacs manual) or even reference the Mode Line Data node in the Emacs Lisp
manual.

-- 
Kevin Rodgers <address@hidden>



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