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Re: wdired-change-to-wdired-mode

From: Thierry Volpiatto
Subject: Re: wdired-change-to-wdired-mode
Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2010 07:24:28 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/23.1.92 (gnu/linux)

Thamer Mahmoud <address@hidden> writes:

> Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:
>> How about giving wdired-change-to-wdired-mode a key binding in Dired
>> mode?  Craig Muth suggested `r', but there may be an even more natural
>> choice.
> `E' as in `Editable file names' seems apt.
> I think that wdired-mode has the potential of being "destructive" if
> turned on unexpectedly by pressing the wrong key. Using a two-key
> combination (i.e., Shift+Key) is more safe, IMHO.

What's the problem with C-x C-q?

,----[ C-h f dired-toggle-read-only RET ]
| dired-toggle-read-only is an interactive compiled Lisp function in
| `dired.el'.
| (dired-toggle-read-only)
| Edit dired buffer with Wdired, or set it read-only.
| Call `wdired-change-to-wdired-mode' in dired buffers whose editing is
| supported by Wdired (the major mode of the dired buffer is `dired-mode').
| Otherwise, for buffers inheriting from dired-mode, call `toggle-read-only'.
| [back]
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Thierry Volpiatto

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