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Re: M-x grep prompt: fill in the * for us


From: Kevin Rodgers
Subject: Re: M-x grep prompt: fill in the * for us
Date: Thu, 19 Jun 2003 10:43:11 -0600
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Hanak David wrote:

On Thu, 19 Jun 2003, Johan Bockgård wrote:
Kevin Rodgers <address@hidden> writes:
Even better would be *.foo, where foo is the extension of the visited file.

And that's what C-u M-x grep already does.

Not really.

,----[ C-h f grep RET ]
| [...]
| A prefix argument says to default the argument based upon the current
| tag the cursor is over, substituting it into the last grep command
| in the grep command history (or into `grep-command'
| if that history list is empty).
`----

Dan's request deals with the filename, not with the pattern.

Even though the doc string doesn't mention it, the file name pattern defaults
as desired as well (when a prefix arg is specified).

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<a href="mailto:&lt;kevin.rodgers&#64;ihs.com&gt;";>Kevin Rodgers</a>





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