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Re: emake-frame.el --- Enhanced make-frame operation for Emacs

From: Kevin A. Burton - burtonator
Subject: Re: emake-frame.el --- Enhanced make-frame operation for Emacs
Date: 15 Dec 2001 14:58:16 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.0808 (Gnus v5.8.8) Emacs/21.1

"Robert J. Chassell" <address@hidden> writes:

>    ;; C-n creates the new frame which is a child of the current frame.  Note 
> that
>    ;; by default Emacs uses 'next-line' on C-n but in modern installations 
> this is
>    ;; redundant because most users use the arrow keys IMO.
> I hope not!  The arrow keys are much less efficient than using C-n and C-p.  I
> hope that most current users are as concerned with wasting their and others'
> time as in the past.

C-n is bound to next-line, the same as my <down> key binding.  

> Arrow keys are excellent when you don't know what you are doing.  But after 15
> minutes or so, I would hope everyone learns to become more efficient.

Your opinion... it certainly isn't mine.

> Left hand little finger to the left of the `a' key; right hand first finger on
> the `n' key; or else, right hand little finger on the `p' key.  That is much
> quicker than moving your whole hand to reach an arrow key.

Then done use emake-frame.

If you still want to use emake-frame I could provide the key binding as an

> (I have bound the arrow keys to functions that call `(scroll-up 1)' and
> `(scroll-down 1)'; I use them sometimes, but not as often as C-n and C-p.)

scroll-up is different than previous-line


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