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Re: Elisp newbie string to symbol help


From: Thomas Ingram
Subject: Re: Elisp newbie string to symbol help
Date: Thu, 7 Mar 2019 12:22:08 -0500
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Thank you, that's exactly what I was looking for!

On 3/7/19 12:08 PM, Michael Heerdegen wrote:
Thomas Ingram <address@hidden> writes:

I vaguely understand that it is expecting a symbol not a string and
I've tried passing the string to make-symbol but that just changed the
error to "Undefined Custom theme spacemacs-dark"
`make-symbol' returns an uninterned symbol which is different from the
symbol you want (though it has the same name).  You want `intern' or
`intern-soft'.  For the details see the manual.

Michael.



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