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Re: Can I preload my ~/.emacs source for editing only?

From: Steven Knight
Subject: Re: Can I preload my ~/.emacs source for editing only?
Date: Wed, 5 May 2010 19:11:15 -0400
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On Tuesday 04 May 2010 03:05:58 Bill wrote:
> When emacs is running I can C-x C-f to load my ~/.emacs source into a
> buffer for editing. That is easy enough, but I would like to know how
> to do it programmaticaly so it preloads on startup. Using (load "path-
> to-dot-emacs") makes emacs protest about redundant evaluation. This
> newbie just wants to edit, not evaluate.


I use the following:

; open user-init-file on startup, but doesn't show the buffer
(add-hook 'emacs-startup-hook (lambda () (find-file-noselect user-init-file)))


Steven Knight

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