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Re: How to get value of parameter in macro

From: Cecil Westerhof
Subject: Re: How to get value of parameter in macro
Date: Wed, 06 Jan 2010 16:58:09 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.3 (gnu/linux)

Ted Zlatanov <> writes:

> CW> The key binding is okay, but the lambda function not. This becomes:
> CW>     (lambda nil (interactive) (gnus-group-jump-to-group group-to-jump-to))
> CW> instead of:
> CW>     (lambda nil (interactive) (gnus-group-jump-to-group "nndraft:drafts"))
> CW> What do I need to do to get the value of group-to-jump-to instead of the
> CW> string?
> Read the manual section on macros again, and again, and again.  It
> really takes a while.  You are trying to find the , interpolation
> marker, e.g. ",group-to-jump-to" will become "nndraft:drafts" but again
> you should read the manual very thoroughly.

I have already tried that, but -until now- without avail. Lisp is
certainly a 'little' harder to learn as other languages. But when I
understand it correctly you have a very powerful tool when you grasp it.

Cecil Westerhof
Senior Software Engineer

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