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Re: insert-file-name-into-minibuffer

From: Marcin Borkowski
Subject: Re: insert-file-name-into-minibuffer
Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 08:09:40 +0100
User-agent: mu4e 1.1.0; emacs 27.0.50

On 2019-02-09, at 15:39, Alexander Klimov <address@hidden> wrote:

> It is quite common to insert the name of the current file into the 
> argument of shell-command or compile command (both use 
> read-shell-command). I wonder what it the preferred way to do it?
> I currently use the following to allow M-. or C-u M-. to be used to
> insert the file name or its full path:
> (defun insert-file-name-into-minibuffer (full-path)
>   (interactive "P")
>   (let ((path (buffer-file-name (window-buffer 
> (minibuffer-selected-window)))))
>     (insert (if full-path
>                 path
>               (file-name-nondirectory path)))))
> (define-key minibuffer-local-map (kbd "M-.") 
> 'insert-file-name-into-minibuffer)

Hi, it seems I reinvented your code and written about it on my blog:
(don't worry, you get the credit).  Thanks again!


Marcin Borkowski

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