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Re: rename buffer but overwrite already existing one

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: rename buffer but overwrite already existing one
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 20:41:12 +0100
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On Mär 23 2020, Uwe Brauer wrote:

>>>> "EZ" == Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
>    >> From: Uwe Brauer <address@hidden>
>    >> Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 19:05:23 +0100
>    >> 
>    >> Couldn't rename-buffer, optionally, overwrite the content of a buffer.
>    > Yes, but it's called copy-to-buffer, not rename-buffer.
> Thanks for pointing this out to me, but I have to mark the whole buffer
> first, which is a but inconvenient, I say.
> Couldn't there an argument added so that with the argument the whole
> buffer is copied?

It's easy to define your own function that calls copy-to-buffer with
(point-min), (point-max).


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