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Re: Reading a directory with (interactive "Dxxx")


From: Mathias Dahl
Subject: Re: Reading a directory with (interactive "Dxxx")
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2005 17:46:10 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/21.3.50 (windows-nt)

Joakim Hove <address@hidden> writes:

> (defun store (directory)
>   (interactive "DPath to store in:")
>   (.....))
>
> Which queries the user for an existing directory, and then stores a
> file in there. The minibuffer dialog employs the working directory of
> the current buffer as default, however I would like to provide my own
> default, in general different from the working directory. Is this
> possible?

What about doing this instead:

 (interactive)
 ...
 (read-directory-name "Enter dir: " "~/")

/Mathias


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