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Re: saving dired buffers

From: Matthias
Subject: Re: saving dired buffers
Date: 15 Jul 2004 15:43:52 +0200
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Mathias Dahl <address@hidden> wrote:

> (...) Is it possible to save this buffer so that I don't need to
> make the search again the next time I want to perform operations
> (moslty searching) in the large collection of files?

You should read about `virtual dired' in the Dired-X info manual. Here
is a quotation from that manual:

|    Using "Virtual Dired" means putting a buffer with Dired-like
| contents in Dired mode. The files described by the buffer contents
| need not actually exist. This is useful if you want to peruse an `ls
| -lR' output file, for example one you got from an FTP server. You can
| use all motion commands usually available in Dired. You can also use
| it to save a Dired buffer in a file and resume it in a later session.


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