Emacs as a perl IDE

Dave Hodgkinson davehodg at gmail.com
Thu Jan 26 14:33:08 GMT 2012

On 26 Jan 2012, at 14:06, Aaron Crane wrote:

> Steve Mynott <steve at gruntling.com> wrote:
>> But I still miss vim's . since C-x-( (or whatever the hell it is) is a PITA
> Me too.  But there's this:
> http://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/dot-mode.el
> It's subtly different from "." in vi, in that vi "." repeats the last
> command, whereas Emacs dot-mode repeats the last contiguous sequence
> of keystrokes that modified the buffer.  It kind of has to be that
> way: in vi, "cwblah<ESC>" is a single command and therefore dottable,
> so in Emacs, we want "M-d blah" to be dottable also, even though in
> Emacs terms that consists of five separate commands.  But this means
> that longer sequences (mixtures of adjacent deletions and changes, for
> example) also become dottable.  I sometimes find that helpful.

If I want to do that, I make a macro. Is that so hard?

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