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Re: Readonly File, Changable Buffer

From: Benjamin Rutt
Subject: Re: Readonly File, Changable Buffer
Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2003 13:14:19 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.090008 (Oort Gnus v0.08) Emacs/21.3.50 (sparc-sun-solaris2.8) (Artist) writes:

>  I like to read a file in emacs buffer and don't want to make any
> change to the file itself, but should not have any problem in changing
> buffer contents.
> Thus I like to dis-associate the buffer from the file.
> ex.. I like to sort the data in buffer etc..
> I looked at dissociated-press but doesn't make much sense.

If the buffer is truly read-only according to your OS, use M-x

Otherwise, just edit the buffer and don't save it.

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