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Re: automatically re-read from disk the current buffer


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: automatically re-read from disk the current buffer
Date: Mon, 05 Apr 2004 17:02:08 +0200

> Date: Mon, 05 Apr 2004 15:36:34 +0200
> From: Thomas Lavergne <address@hidden>
> 
> Hi everyone and sorry if this is in the FAQ : I did not find it.

Did you try in the manual?  In Emacs, most of the questions are
answered in the manual, not in the FAQ.

> I am using Emacs as my editor for coding. My programs often write data 
> to files for helping me during the debuging step: the content of these 
> files changes at each execution. I would like to save the "OpenFile 
> 'foo.txt' + re-read from disk (yes)" actions. Isn't there a way to ask 
> directly for re-reading from disk the current buffer?

I think you want the command "M-x revert-buffer RET" and the
Auto-Revert mode.  You can find their description in the manual.




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