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Re: dired rename backup file too


From: David Combs
Subject: Re: dired rename backup file too
Date: Sun, 27 Mar 2011 07:09:53 +0000 (UTC)

In article <address@hidden>,
Uday Reddy  <address@hidden> wrote:
>On 3/21/2011 2:51 PM, Xah Lee wrote:
>
>> not a solution to your question, but these days hardly call R anymore,
>> but use wdired-change-to-wdired-mode. It has a shortcut since emacs
>> 23.1 (Ctrl+x Ctrl+q). (for me, i just aliased it to “rn”).
>
>Kinda funny how it took so long for Emacs to discover that directories 
>are editable beasts.  Meanwhile, other Operating Systems like Win32 have 
>been editing file names for ages.  GNU is *not Unix*.  We forget that to 
>our own detriment.
>
>Cheers,
>Uday

Well, thanks!

First I heard of it.   (On pc, I use xp.)

How to do it?

Thanks!

David





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