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Re: close buffer with keystroke?

From: Jeff D. Hamann
Subject: Re: close buffer with keystroke?
Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2003 08:58:46 -0700

Thanks. That's just the info I was looking for. Now I have to figure out how
to configure emacs so that when I hit the delete key (when using emacs over
ssh) the characters delete instead of some help prompt, but I know that info
is in the FAQ.

Sorry for the simple post.

Thanks again.

"Alan Mackenzie" <address@hidden> wrote in message
> Jeff D. Hamann <address@hidden> wrote on Tue, 16 Sep 2003
> 14:26:28 -0700:
> > Now I'm not *trying* to post flamebait, but is it possible to
> > close/kill a buffer with a keystroke in emacs/ntemacs? I find I get a
> > gazillion buffers open and have to close them using the mouse. It's a
> > drag.
> Jeff, it's possible to do _anything_ in Emacs without a mouse.  I use
> Emacs in a Linux console where the mouse is non-functional, and I've
> never felt handicapped because of it.
> C-x k will kill a specific buffer, defaulting to the current one.
> If you've got a few hundred buffers to kill at once, start with C-x C-b
> `list-buffers' to, well, list your buffers, go that list (say, with C-x
> o), and type d on each buffer you want rid of.  This will mark each such
> with a big D.  Finally, type X, and they're all gone.  [If you type a d
> in the wrong place, go back there and type u to rub it out.]
> > Jeff D. Hamann
> -- 
> Alan Mackenzie (Munich, Germany)
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