[Users] External editor?
peter_s_d at fastmail.com.au
Mon Nov 10 07:24:50 CET 2014
On Sun, 9 Nov 2014 09:37:15 -0800
Ian Zimmerman <itz at buug.org> wrote:
> On Sun, 9 Nov 2014 18:54:26 +1100,
> blind Pete <peter_s_d at fastmail.com.au> wrote:
> Pete> So, the drop down list should contain the lines;
> > gvim "+set syntax=mail" '%s'
> > emacs mode:claws-external %s
> > xemacs mode:claws-external %s
> No. Emacs is not a clone of vi.
I noticed. Rumour says that emacs has a good audio interface, but I'm
hesitant to learn a whole new operating system (emacs) for it.
> It doesn't support passing the mode
> on the command line in the same way. That's what I was trying to say
> with my post.
> The closest analogue would be something like
> emacs --file %s --funcall claws-external-mode
Could you make a one liner using --execute or --eval ?
> but there are complications, particularly when one uses the emacs
> server. That's why I prefer the local variables trick instead.
Can you set a variable with something like,
"set emacs.mode=email; emacs %s"?
That would probably be very dependant on which shell was involved.
> Besides, claws-external-mode is something I wrote and haven't shared
> with anyone (yet).
> In summary, I don't think this is something that should be preset by
> Claws. There are too many different users, editors, and options.
It would be a reasonable assumption that files from CM are emails.
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