[ESS] setwd shortcut

Charles C. Berry cberry at tajo.ucsd.edu
Sat Jul 3 21:43:43 CEST 2010

On Sat, 3 Jul 2010, baptiste auguie wrote:

> Dear ESS gurus,
> Quite often the first line of my R source code is to set the working
> directory where the source file resides. On a Mac, to find the
> filepath, I usually open a Terminal window and drag a folder from the
> Finder. I then copy this path and paste it in the setwd("") command in
> aquamacs. It's quite a convoluted process, a waste of time and focus.
> I suddenly realized that it should be possible to do it within emacs
> alone --- some magic C-c C-??? command that would return the filepath
> of the buffer wrapped inside setwd("").
> Any tips?

Save a keyboard macro?

(setq last-kbd-macro
    [?\C-  ?\C-u ?\M-| ?p ?w ?d return ?\C-p ?s ?e ?t ?w ?d ?\( ?\" ?\C-e ?\" ?\)])



> Regards,
> baptiste
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