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Re: dired listing (dont display ~ files)

From: Edric M Ellis
Subject: Re: dired listing (dont display ~ files)
Date: 20 Nov 2002 11:48:27 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.1

On 20 Nov 2002, David Holden wrote:

> Does anyone know how I can get emacs Dired not to display files with
> ~ on the end, e.g. backup files in the C-f listing of a directory.

For me, just doing "M-o" in a dired listing is enough - see the
variable dired-omit-extensions, which includes "~".

> Below is my .emacs file, I though the line
>  '(dired-omit-files "^\\.?#\\|^\\.$\\|^\\.\\.$|^.*~$")

I think you need "\\" before that last "|" for that regexp to work.



Edric M Ellis
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