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Re: Help me unlock a file while in emacs on the Mac

From: Andrew Choi
Subject: Re: Help me unlock a file while in emacs on the Mac
Date: Wed, 07 May 2003 19:23:31 GMT
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

"Susan G. Conger" <address@hidden> writes:

> [...]  The file is really unlocked but the buffer thinks that it is
> still locked.  I tried doing a C-X C-F to reread the file but it still
> thought it was locked.  How would I change the mac-unlock-file so that
> it realizes that it can now edit the buffer and be able to save the
> changes back to the file.

Oops, I forgot.  You need to call toggle-read-only, or change
mac-unlock-current-file to call it for you.

   (defun mac-unlock-current-file ()
     (mac-unlock-file (buffer-file-name))

> Also, I tried to assign F7 to the mac-unlock-current-file, however I 
> could not figure out how to get it to except just F7 as the command key.  
> Here is the commands that I tried:
> (global-set-key "^[[18~" 'mac-unlock-current-file)
> (global-set-key "f7" 'mac-unlock-current-file)

Please try:

  (global-set-key [f7] 'mac-unlock-current-file)

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