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Re: Reference for using DDE in emacs.


From: Michael Frandsen
Subject: Re: Reference for using DDE in emacs.
Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2003 15:42:18 +0200

Hi FCC,

Actually I want to use it the other way arround.
I have an environment which uses DDE commands to start an external editor. I
would like that editor to be emacs, however I have to know the DDE commands
to do different stuff.

Thanks,
Michael

"Dr. F.C.Caner" <address@hidden> skrev i en meddelelse
news:address@hidden
> You can use DDE commands to manipulate a DDE compliant application
> from Emacs (if that is what you want). The key function here is
> call-process-region. Here is an example, which closes all the
> documents in Acrobat when executed from within Emacs. Hope this helps,
>
> FCC.
>
> ;;;-------------------------
> ;;; von Jesper Harder:
>  (defun acrobat-close-all-docs ()
>    "Close all open documents in Acrobat."
>    (save-excursion
>      (set-buffer (get-buffer-create " *ddeclient*"))
>      (erase-buffer)
>      (insert "[CloseAllDocs()]")
>      (call-process-region (point-min) (point-max)
>   "ddeclient" t t nil "acroview" "control")
>      (if (= 0 (string-to-int (buffer-string))) t nil)))
> ;;;-------------------------
>
> "Michael Frandsen" <address@hidden> wrote in message
news:<address@hidden>...
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have an environment where I wish to interface emacs, but the only way
is
> > to use DDE commands.
> > Where can I find information on how to do this?
> > Can I do this?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Michael Frandsen




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