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Re: How to put default-directory into kill-ring?

From: Marcin Borkowski
Subject: Re: How to put default-directory into kill-ring?
Date: Fri, 14 Feb 2014 19:42:54 +0100

Dnia 2014-02-14, o godz. 08:24:36
Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> napisaƂ(a):

> > Well, as I wrote: M-x pwd currently does *nothing* with its prefix
> > argument, and only outputs the default directory in the minibuffer.
> > So C-u M-x pwd is basically "wasted".
> I guess that would be OK.  Please M-x report-emacs-bug requesting this
> as a new feature, to see what other developers think about it (and so
> it's not forgotten until the trunk is unfrozen).

Thanks, I'll do it!

> I think M-: would also benefit from changing its "C-u means to insert
> at point" to "C-u means to stash in the kill-ring".  Tho, if we could
> find a generic way to "get the message from this command and stash it
> in the kill-ring" it might be even better.


> > Also, in case of us Ido users, this requires one more keypress (it's
> > one more C-f, so not *that* inconvenient, but still).
> Yup, one of the reasons why Ido will never be the default completion
> UI.

Obvious.  Ido can be *very* annoying, having it as a default would be
an extremely bad idea.

>         Stefan


Marcin Borkowski
Adam Mickiewicz University

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