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RE: Open many buffers

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: Open many buffers
Date: Wed, 9 Jun 2010 07:40:47 -0700

> > > I don't see in the emacs functions anything like
> > > "visit-all-the-buffers-matching-this-regexp".
> > > Is there anything like this somewhere?
> > 
> > Here are two possibilities:
> > 1. Ibuffer: `% n rgx RET v'  where rgx is your regexp.
> > `% n' marks regexp matches.  `v' visits.
> > 2. Icicles: `C-x b rgx  S-TAB  C-!'  where rgx is your regexp.
> > `S-TAB' regexp-completes.
> > `C-!' acts on each of the completion candidates.
> > The action in this case is `C-x b': visit a buffer.
> Here's a third possibility: using Dired, mark according to a regexp
> % m regexp RET then open (find) those marked files using `F'.

That works only for files, not buffers unassociated with a file.

That's why I mentioned Ibuffer (though I don't use Ibuffer myself).
It is similar to the Dired approach, but for buffers, not files.

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