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Re: Reading from a buffer

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Reading from a buffer
Date: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 22:19:48 +0300

> From: Greg Hill <>
> Date: Wed, 1 Jul 2020 12:12:06 -0700
> I've pretty well mastered the process of *writing to* a buffer using
> *insert* and *format*, but I haven't been able to find any equally easy way
> to read that same information back. I've hacked together a workaround using
> *copy-to-register*, *get-register* and *read-from-string*, but surely there
> must be a more straightforward approach than that. I've searched and
> searched through all the documentation and have come up with nothing for
> doing a simple formatted read from buffer. Any suggestions?

Formatted read to read what? numbers? like number-at-point?

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