Python emacs mode (newbie)

Kai Großjohann Kai.Grossjohann at CS.Uni-Dortmund.DE
Fri Feb 16 07:12:07 EST 2001

On Fri, 16 Feb 2001, Syver Enstad wrote:

> The basic idea is that instead of writing a file name you write a
> module name, like ex: httplib or win32com.client.dynamic and the
> editor will load the specified module.

You mean you want something like `C-x C-f', but with module names, not
file names?

There is a library, ffap.el, which provides a framework for this.  But
I couldn't see any Python-specific support in it.  However, this could
presumably fairly easily be added.  See the variable ffap-alist for
details.  After adding Python support, you can hit `M-x
find-file-at-point RET' in the *.py buffer and you can open the right

Be indiscrete.  Do it continuously.

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