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Re: a choice of files to open?

From: Sharon Kimble
Subject: Re: a choice of files to open?
Date: Mon, 06 Feb 2017 14:02:27 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1 (gnu/linux)

Ernest Adrogué <> writes:

> 2017-02- 5, 12:56 (+0000); Sharon Kimble escriu:
>> How can I issue a command (such as 'M-s-v') which will then give me a
>> choice of 5 or 6 specific files to open, and then open my chosen file in
>> a new buffer in the right half of my emacs screen, please?
> If the files are all in the same directory, you can visit the directory
> with dired (C-x d) and open the selected file in another window (C-o).
> Another option is to use bookmarks.  List bookmarks (C-x r l) and open
> in another window (2).

This is what I'm currently doing -

--8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
#+begin_src emacs-lisp
(defun carve-up4 ()
  (other-window 1)
 (find-file "~/research/drugs/drugs17.bib"))
(global-set-key (kbd "M-s-v") 'carve-up4)
[2017-02-05 Sun 12:32]
--8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---

But I want to be given the choice of -

--8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---

And others
--8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---

Hence my need for something like a popup menu to show me my choices for
whatever project I'm moving on to.

A taste of linux =
TGmeds =
Debian 8.6, fluxbox 1.3.5-2, emacs

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