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Re: blink-matching-paren breaks closing parenthesis binding

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: blink-matching-paren breaks closing parenthesis binding
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 15:59:46 -0500
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On 11/11/19 7:17 PM, Nikolaos Kakouros wrote:
> In my .bashrc, I have:
> ```
> bind -x '")": bash_function'
> bind 'set blink-matching-paren'
> ```
> If I type `)` in bash, nothing happens. Blinking works. If I reverse the 
> order of the commands, then blinking stops working and the binding works.
> I think I understand the reason behind this; `blink-matching-paren` uses `)` 
> to run the blinking function, sth like a hidden default binding. 

Yes, setting blink-matching-paren adds several key bindings to the
appropriate keymaps, and unsetting it removes them. That function is
not available by name and is not available for users to bind separately.

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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/

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