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Re: (interactive) arguments


From: Jean-Christophe Helary
Subject: Re: (interactive) arguments
Date: Sun, 5 Jan 2020 02:44:00 +0900


> On Jan 5, 2020, at 1:28, Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> wrote:
> 
>> Now, when I use the "expression" version, it looks like the arguments are
>> not assigned to variables as they are input, so for ex, I can't use
>> a default value for the input based on the first input...
> 
> That was my whole point of describing it as "expression" rather than
> "list":

:)

> it is really an arbitrary Elisp *expression* whose evaluation
> simply returns the list of arguments to pass to the function.

Indeed, as the doc says. I just got stuck at the "should be a form that is 
evaluated to get a list of arguments to pass to the command".

> 
> So it doesn't have to look like
> 
>    (list ...)
> 
> but can be anything else like
> 
>    (my-function-to-return-the-list-of-args)
> 
> or
>    (let* ((x1 e1) (x2 e2) ...) (append e3 e4))
> or
>    ...
> 
> 
> -- Stefan
> 
> 
> 

Jean-Christophe Helary
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