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Re: doc problems with defcustom

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: doc problems with defcustom
Date: 08 Jun 2004 11:33:00 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

Miles Bader <address@hidden> writes:

> Juanma Barranquero <address@hidden> writes:
> > Which is the right way to set such a variable in .emacs (for those of us
> > who don't want to use customize)?
> >
> >  (customize-set-variable 'pc-selection-mode t)
> No, just use the associated function, e.g., (pc-selection-mode t)
> The issue is really independent of customize; some modes need setup
> to be done, and the way you do it these days is by calling the mode
> function.

Which customize-set-variable does just fine.  The problem is that if
you use customize-set-variable, customize is of the opinion that it
is able to manage the variable settings itself, and it isn't.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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