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Re: a couple of novice questions


From: Oliver Scholz
Subject: Re: a couple of novice questions
Date: Sun, 14 Dec 2003 13:51:15 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.1002 (Gnus v5.10.2) Emacs/22.0.0 (windows-nt)

Peter Lee <address@hidden> writes:

>>>>> Pascal Bourguignon writes:
>
>     >> Secondly, how does one find a matching opening brace, paren,
>     >> etc?
>
>     Pascal> It's automatic. When you close a paren, the cursor moves
>     Pascal> to the matching opening paren.  Or, if you double-click on
>     Pascal> one paren, it selects all its contents and the matching
>     Pascal> paren too. Or if you use backward-sexp or forward-sexp
>     Pascal> (C-c , or C-c .), it moves over matching paren.
>  
> I use C-M-p (backward-list) and C-M-n (forward-list).
[...]

I use M-x show-paren-mode.  This highlights the paren at point and
its opening/closing counterpart, if any.

    Oliver
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