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[Orgmode] Re: [OT] Passing universal argument to a function (was: Bind C
[Orgmode] Re: [OT] Passing universal argument to a function (was: Bind C-u C-c C-x C-i to a key)
Fri, 13 Aug 2010 09:49:04 -0700
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.2 (windows-nt)
Memnon Anon <address@hidden> writes:
> Andreas Burtzlaff <address@hidden> writes:
>> The C-u says that the function that is bound to the rest of the key
>> combination is called with the first argument being `t'.
>> To get information about the function bound to a key combination use:
>> C-h k
>> and then press the key combination (without the C-u prefix).
>> In this case it is org-clock-in.
>> This should bind org-clock-in with argument `t' to F12:
>> (defun ab-org-clock-in-select ()
>> (org-clock-in t))
>> (global-set-key (kbd "<f12>") 'ab-org-clock-in-select)
> Mhhh, this does not work for me.
> ,----[ (info "(eintr)Note for Novices") ]
> | In addition to typing a lone keychord, you can prefix what you type
> | with `C-u', which is called the `universal argument'. The `C-u'
> | keychord passes an argument to the subsequent command. [...]
> | (If you do not specify a number, Emacs either passes the number 4 to
> | the command or otherwise runs the command differently than it would
> | otherwise.)
> So, afaics C-u = Value of 4.
> Some googling seems to suggest that an argument of '(4) works,
> and it does for me:
> (defun ab-org-clock-in-select ()
> (org-clock-in '(4)))
> or even shorter with a lambda
> (global-set-key (kbd "C-c C-g") (lambda () (interactive) (org-clock-in '(4))))
> works here!
Works here too! Thanks a lot!
> However, this faq [ (info "(efaq)Replying to the sender of a message") ]
> seems to suggest that your version is the way to go.
I'm not quite sure I understand this ...
But again, thanks anyway!
> I am confused.
> However, this is org OT, so I'll finish my musings here :)
> Go with whatever works for you.
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