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Re: Advice on writing packages please

From: Lute Kamstra
Subject: Re: Advice on writing packages please
Date: Mon, 12 May 2003 15:56:45 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1001 (Gnus v5.10.1) Emacs/21.3 (gnu/linux)

marcuirl <address@hidden> writes:


> Is there a source of info on the web that I can use to help in writing
> major modes for emacs?

The GNU Emacs Lisp Reference Manual is your friend.  It may be
installed in your system already.  Try C-h i d m elisp RET.

It has a chapter on writing major and minor modes.


> When editing an xx.el file for mode xx do you need to keep starting a
> new emacs session for the changes to take effect? Is there an easier
> way to do this?

M-x eval-buffer, or C-x C-e (eval-last-sexp).


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