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Re: CTL-u for complicated commands

From: Kevin Rodgers
Subject: Re: CTL-u for complicated commands
Date: Fri, 15 Aug 2003 14:45:16 -0600
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Robert Marshall wrote:

Make a keyboard macro and then repeat that. Your macro would be `C-x
( Alt-q <arrow-down> C-x )'. Then you try it a couple of times with
`C-x e', and when it seems right, you do `C-u verybignum C-x e'.

Or - better - C-u 0 C-x e

I've always found it annoying that specifying 0 as the arg to
call-last-kbd-macro does not run it 0 times.  I prefer to specify
a negative argument (C-u -) to run it til an error is signalled.

assuming that arrow-down doesn't extend the bufffer (see

Kevin Rodgers

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