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Re: new syntactic symbols in cc-mode

From: Alan Mackenzie
Subject: Re: new syntactic symbols in cc-mode
Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2003 12:40:43 +0000
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Heiko Gerdau <address@hidden> wrote on Thu, 14 Aug 2003 10:03:21 +0200:
> Hi,

> using the cc-mode package is there a way to create a new syntatic
> symbol or to append new keywords to existing syntactic symbols using
> the .emacs configuration file?

Not really, other than by editing and enhancing CC Mode's source files.
But it doesn't really make any sense to "customize" the syntactic symbols
list this sort of way - the syntactic symbols are all about indenting
code, so you'd have to extend the syntax recognition functions (chiefly
c-guess-basic-syntax) anyway.  Having gone through all that work, it's
trivial by comparison to add one or two syntactic symbols in the source

> The background is to customize indentation for language extensions not 
> covered yet. (like Qt's signal and slots).

Aren't there any suitable syntactic symbols already?

> Thanks for any hint.

There's the CC Mode mailing list at <address@hidden>

> Heiko

Alan Mackenzie (Munich, Germany)
Email: address@hidden; to decode, wherever there is a repeated letter
(like "aa"), remove half of them (leaving, say, "a").

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