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Re: Keybinding that loops through Major Modes

From: Christopher Dimech
Subject: Re: Keybinding that loops through Major Modes
Date: Tue, 3 Nov 2020 09:49:18 +0100

> Sent: Tuesday, November 03, 2020 at 9:11 AM
> From:
> To:
> Subject: Re: Keybinding that loops through Major Modes
> On Mon, Nov 02, 2020 at 10:10:02PM +0100, Christopher Dimech wrote:
> > I shall explain better then.  In my .texi files I customarily include 
> > commands
> > from other modes or want to use some hooks from other modes (e.g. org-mode).
> > So even after I load a file with the default mode, I would need to quickly
> > shift to another mode temporarily, then switch back to normal-mode.
> Perhaps your problem becomes different [0] if you squint at it from
> another angle (space vs time): do you really want your whole buffer
> to "switch mode", or are you looking after some regions "having a
> different mode"?

That's what I had in mind, for the whole buffer

> In the second case, look, e.g. for "multiple major modes" [1]. It's
> a class of problems for which need exists (e.g. Org source snippets,
> but also those PHP cum HTML cum Javascript thingies.

Indeed.  Customarily I would need to change mode on just a portion of the
code I would be working with.

> Cheers
> [0] Not necessarily better, but perhaps exciting in a different
>    way?
> [1]
>  - t

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