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Re: yank-and-indent

From: Michael Slass
Subject: Re: yank-and-indent
Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2002 21:01:57 GMT
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.2

"Timur Aydin" <asdfweasdf@diowekfsdf.dersdre> writes:

>In programming, very often a number of lines are killed, yanked to another
>location and are reindented according to the new location. Currently, the
>following sequence has to be done manually:
>1) Mark the lines to be killed
>2) Kill the lines
>3) Yank into new location
>4) Mark the same lines again.
>5) Hit C-M-\ to indent the lines according to new location.
>I would like to reduce the procedure to:
>1) Mark the lines to be killed
>2) Kill the lines
>3) Hit ???? to yank and indent the lines.
>Any wisdom on how this can be accomplished? I am a beginner in lisp, so
>hopefully there is a way that doesn't require writing a lisp function...

Try this:

(defun yank-and-indent ()
  "Yank and indent yanked material according to mode."
    (narrow-to-region (point) (point))
    (let ((beg (point-min))
          (end (point-max)))
      (indent-region beg end nil))))

Mike Slass

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