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Re: What are 'mode' and 'coding'?

From: Dieter Wilhelm
Subject: Re: What are 'mode' and 'coding'?
Date: Sat, 25 Nov 2006 04:09:03 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Leo <address@hidden> writes:

> On Saturday, 25 Nov 2006, Peter Dyballa wrote:
>> Am 23.11.2006 um 14:31 schrieb Leo:
>>> One can write "-*-mode:emacs-lisp;coding:utf-8;-*-" on the head of a
>>> file to force emacs to use emacs-lisp-mode and utf-8 coding. I am
>>> wondering what are `mode' and `coding'. I use 'C-h v' on them and
>>> there are no such variables.
>> It's major-mode and buffer-file-coding-system.
> Are there any other such variables other than 'mode', 'coding' and
> 'eval'?

Please have a look in the Emacs info system:

C-h i g

Then type this

(Emacs)Specifying File Variables

    Best wishes

    H. Dieter Wilhelm
    Darmstadt, Germany

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