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Re: [PATCH] delete-trailing-whitespace on active region

From: Deniz Dogan
Subject: Re: [PATCH] delete-trailing-whitespace on active region
Date: Fri, 11 Feb 2011 07:33:49 +0100

2011/2/11 Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>:
>>> +      (while (re-search-forward "\\s-$" end t)
>>> +        (skip-syntax-backward "-" (save-excursion (forward-line 0) 
>>> (point)))
>>> +        ;; Don't delete formfeeds, even if they are considered whitespace.
>>> +        (save-match-data
>>> +          (if (looking-at ".*\f")
>>> +              (goto-char (match-end 0))))
>>> +        (delete-region (point) (match-end 0))))))
>> You can't use the value of `end' to limit the search like that, since
>> the deletion changes the size of the region. (Use narrowing or a
>> marker.)
> Good point, thanks.  ...or do it from the end.

This patch is teaching me a lot...

Attached is a last attempt, if it's not good then I give up and hope
that someone else will take care of it.

Deniz Dogan

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