Re: read_mini steals prefix argument
Jörg Sommer <joerg <at> alea.gnuu.de>
2006-06-02 17:15:28 GMT
"John E. Davis" <davis <at> space.mit.edu> wrote:
> Jörg Sommer <joerg <at> alea.gnuu.de> wrote:
>>the prefixargument is not available after read_mini(). Why?
> The prefix-argument applies to the next keystroke. The function bound
> to such a keystroke may or may not use a prefix-argument. If it does
> not use it, then jed will use the prefix argument as a repetition
> factor. This feature can be used to, e.g., insert a character 75 times,
BTW: While we talk about this feature. How to insert 40 zeros or 12 ones?
> The prefix-argument is also global, meaning that there is only one
> instance available. This means that any setting prior to calling
> read_mini would be lost if a prefix-argument were used at the prompt.
Hence, I must use a variable or have I another choice?
And why is () not couted as argument?
read_mini("X", "", "");
g( () );