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Re: where does emacs's lisp files located ?

From: Kevin Rodgers
Subject: Re: where does emacs's lisp files located ?
Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2012 20:47:15 -0600
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On 10/16/12 8:19 PM, Óscar Fuentes wrote:
horse_rivers<>  writes:

   I have  installed  my emacs  successfully  ,but I can not  find  its
  lisp  files  which implement  emacs's  function.

   can you tell me?

Suppose you want to see the code for function find-file. Then type:

C-h f find-file [ENTER]

A window will appear with the documentation for find-file. The first
line on that window is:

find-file is an interactive compiled Lisp function in `files.el'.

The text `files.el' is an hyperlink. Click on it or move the cursor on
top of it and press [ENTER] and Emacs will show the file where find-file
is implemented. For me it is

Or: M-x find-function RET foobar RET


but it varies depending on version, operative system and method of
installation. The file.el.gz is compressed with gzip (to save disk
space, apparently) but Emacs shows it decompressed for you.

Kevin Rodgers
Denver, Colorado, USA

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