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Re: pretty highlighting and indenting own elisp macros


From: Klaus Berndl
Subject: Re: pretty highlighting and indenting own elisp macros
Date: 16 Oct 2002 19:08:30 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.2

On Wed, 16 Oct 2002, Kevin Rodgers wrote:



>  Klaus Berndl wrote:
>  
> > If i add a call to `with-temp-file' in my elisp-program it will be
> > highlighted with font-lock-keyword-face and indented like follows:
> > (with-temp-file "my-filename"
> >   (foo ...)
> >   (bar ...))
> > Fine. But suppose i have written my own macro `with-XYZ':
> > (defmacro with-XYZ (arg &rest body)
> >  ....)
> > If i add this macro to my elisp-program then it is not highlighted
> > as keyword
> > and it is poorly indented:
> > (with-XYZ "my-first-arg"
> >           (first-form-of-body ..)
> >           ...)
> > What must i do so my own macros are highlighted and indented as
> > build-in macros
> > like `with-temp-file'? The former one seems to be not so hard but for the
> > second one i have no glue.
>  
>  ;;; Local Variables:
>  ;;; eval: (put 'with-XYZ 'lisp-indent-hook 1)
>  ;;; End:

Ahh, nice...but where can i find such tricks in the documentation?
I have search all the elisp-info files and haven't found *lisp-indent-hook*.

Thanks a lot!
Klaus

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