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Re: what does (interactive "P") do?

From: Michael Slass
Subject: Re: what does (interactive "P") do?
Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2002 23:33:36 GMT
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.2 writes:

>I just saw (interactive "P") in a .emacs and
>wondered what it did.  I assume (interactive)
>lets a user run a function v. just being
>run from another function.
>What extra functiononality does the "P" give you?

You have just crossed the threshold in your lisp programming
sophistication where the manual is a must.  Go get the elisp-intro and
elisp manuals from  They're available in info format,
which means that you can read them from within emacs, and evaluate
(execute) the samples as you go.

Mike Slass

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