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Re: insert-file-name-into-minibuffer

From: Marcin Borkowski
Subject: Re: insert-file-name-into-minibuffer
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2019 19:49:07 +0100
User-agent: mu4e 1.1.0; emacs 27.0.50

On 2019-02-09, at 23:19, Alexander Klimov <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Sat, 9 Feb 2019, Marcin Borkowski wrote:
>> > Yes (M-0 w), but opening Dired (BTW, dired-jump is not bound to C-x 
>> > C-j in `emacs -Q') is likely even less direct.
>> Of course, but I thought it might be useful for others reading this.
> I use
> (defun copy-buffer-file-name-as-kill (&optional nondirectory)
>   (interactive "P")
>   (let ((f (buffer-file-name)))
>     (when nondirectory
>       (setq f (file-name-nondirectory f)))
>     (kill-new f)
>     (message "%s" f)))

Nice, and really useful!  I'm going to put it in my init.el, thanks.

> IMO it would be nice to have something like this bound to some key in 
> `emacs -Q'; as well as something like insert-file-name-into-minibuffer
> because it is common to recall that you need the buffer file name only 
> once you already started typing the compilation command. Furthermore, 
> M-n does not insert buffer file name in M-x compile.


Marcin Borkowski

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