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Re: :Emacs Forms mode.

From: Brendan Halpin
Subject: Re: :Emacs Forms mode.
Date: 07 Feb 2003 10:26:10 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.1

kaustuv <> writes:

> I am trying to use emacs forms mode to create an addressbook. However I am
> unable to enter the data in it. The moment I open a new recoed by C-c C-o
> I get a screen as i expect, but for the fact that when i press tab to
> move to fields  to enter data in the them it simply takes me to the end of
> this record. Is there some way instead of pressing tab to goto the desired
> fiels and enter data?
> Also I noted if the fields in concern had already data in them (for e.g.
> after I modified the data file manually) I could not only go to those
> fields by pressing tab but also enter data by modifyin what was written
> there. I am adding my address.el below. Can someone suggest what is going
> wrong?

>   (setq forms-insert-after t)

Commenting this out allows things to work. With it in, and an empty
data file, forms-mode gets confused, trying to position the point
after a non-existant entry. 

Is this a bug in forms mode?


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