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Re: writing and saving a text file


From: Filipe Silva
Subject: Re: writing and saving a text file
Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2016 14:30:14 -0200

Yes, sorry for the confusion.

On Mon, Nov 14, 2016 at 10:14 AM, <address@hidden> wrote:

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> On Mon, Nov 14, 2016 at 09:54:49AM -0200, Filipe Silva wrote:
> > May I add a quick tip: C-x C-s is the equivalent of "save as...".
>
> No. C-x C-s is "save buffer", which would just write the buffer
> back to the *same file* you loaded the file from. Of course,
> if the buffer is new and not yet associated to a file, it would
> be the same...
>
> If you want to state the path to save to (and that's hw I read
> the original poster's request "save a file to a specified
> directory", but I must admit it's not very clear to me), then
> C-x C-w is your friend.
>
> regards
> - -- tomás
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