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Re: rebinding `!'


From: Chuck Siska
Subject: Re: rebinding `!'
Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2002 09:34:25 -0700

chandan --

try the following:

(defun cs-temp-bang ()
  "Command to insert a ' !'."

  (interactive)
  (insert " !"))

(define-key text-mode-map "!" #'cs-temp-bang)

good luck.

-- chuck

Chandan Singh Dalawat wrote:
> 
> In text-mode, I want to rebind `!' to ` !' with a nobreak-space
> (obtained via C-x 8 SPC) just before the `!'.  My simple-minded
> solution was to say
> 
>    (define-key text-mode-map "!" " !")
> 
> in my .emacs file.  But this doesn't work ; it leads to infinite
> recursion and I deservedly get the error message
> 
>    After 0 kbd macro iterations: Variable binding depth exceeds
>    max-specpdl-size.
> 
> How do I overcome this problem ?

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