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Re: Initializing buffer with find-file versus with scratch pad ?!? [SOLV
Re: Initializing buffer with find-file versus with scratch pad ?!? [SOLVED]
Tue, 26 Jan 2010 23:42:41 -0500
On Tue, 2010-01-26 at 12:11 -0500, William Case wrote:
> What I want to do in either my custom.el file or my emacs.el file is
> instruct emacs to open with the 'find-file foo' showing or if there is
> no find-file, open with 'scratch pad' showing.
> That should be simple enough. I have the following set in my custom.el
> '(inhibit-startup-screen t)
> '(initial-buffer-choice t)
> '(initial-scratch-message "")
> However, if I select a file through Nautilus and right click "open with
> emacs" emacs opens with the correct file in a buffer, but never showing
> as the viewable or top buffer. When a file has been selected before
> opening emacs I want that file/buffer to show immediately as the primary
> I have screwed around with this for a couple of hours now, checked the
> info file and the emacs wiki. I am probably use the wrong key word or
> variable name in my search.
> An suggestion as to how to set this up or a pointer to the correct
> function(s) or variable(s) would be helpful.
Got it -- sorry for the noise.
Fedora 12, Gnome 2.28
Evo.2.28, Emacs 23.1.1