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Re: Q: How to programatically terminate repeat-mode

From: T.V Raman
Subject: Re: Q: How to programatically terminate repeat-mode
Date: Sun, 02 Oct 2022 09:20:35 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/29.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Juri Linkov <juri@linkov.net> writes:

The suggestion you gave me, ie dont put the repeat property on the
command that stops media works brilliantly --- excpt:

If the media plays to completion while repeat is still active, then the
repeat fails to deactivate. Any ideas on how to handle that?

>> I have been using repeat-mode to good effect in emacspeak e.g. in the
>> context of its media player etc.
>> One issue  I have is that once a command to stop media has been
>> executed, I'd like the repeat to stop i.e. without me executing
>> another explicit kbd command like C-g to terminate the repeat.
> The simplest way is just not to put the property 'repeat-map'
> on the symbol of the command that stops media.  Then executing
> this command will terminate the repeat.
>> How do I do this from lisp?
> It's no easy to do the same from Lisp because in repeat-post-hook
> the value of 'exitfun' returned from 'set-transient-map' is not
> exposed outside.  Maybe the value of 'exitfun' should be stored
> in a variable?  Currently 'exitfun' is used only by repeat-exit-timer.
>> I'd rather not call keyboard-quit  explicitly -- that sounds like
>> overkill?
> Or you could put 'repeat-exit-key' on 'unread-command-events'.



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