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Re: making curly apostrophe part of a word


From: Eric Abrahamsen
Subject: Re: making curly apostrophe part of a word
Date: Fri, 06 Sep 2013 17:58:42 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.130008 (Ma Gnus v0.8) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

Andreas Röhler <address@hidden> writes:

> Am 06.09.2013 04:47, schrieb Eric Abrahamsen:
>> In certain modes (actually just certain files) I'd like the `’'
>> character to be treated the same as a `'' character with respect to word
>> movement: ie I'd like M-f to skip over the entirety of both "don't" and
>> "don’t". I'm editing externally-created files, and don't have the
>> liberty of changing this.
>>
>> I thought this would do it:
>>
>> (modify-syntax-entry ?’ "w")
>>
>
> Works for me in current buffer. `forward-word' passes as expected.
> Which command fails for you?

`forward-word' fails... Hang on, I'll do the emacs -Q dance and see
what's going on. This was originally in an html-mode buffer, but I don't
see why that would matter as long as no third argument was passed to
`modify-syntax-entry'.

Thanks,
E




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