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Re: faq.texi

From: Juri Linkov
Subject: Re: faq.texi
Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2006 23:54:17 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110004 (No Gnus v0.4) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>     >Wouldn't M-x compare-windows do that more easily?
>     That could be pretty good, but I'd have
>     to bind it to some key sequence first - C-c c, perhaps.
> FWIW, I've always used C-= as a prefix for comparisons. These are the only
> ones I have, but other people might know and use other comparison commands.
>  C-= b  ediff-buffers
>  C-= d  diff
>  C-= e  ediff-files
>  C-= f  ediff-files
>  C-= w  compare-windows
> Perhaps such a comparison prefix would be useful for Emacs generally.

C-= is not available on xterms, but this is a minor problem.

For a keybinding for `compare-windows' to be useful it should be one key,
because it requires repeated keystrokes to advance to the next differences.
So I suggest to bind `compare-windows' to C-= available on graphical displays.

Juri Linkov

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