[Python-mode] Underscore syntax class
tromey at redhat.com
Wed May 2 18:36:06 CEST 2007
>>>>> "Ian" == Ian Zimmerman <itz at madbat.mine.nu> writes:
Ian> (re-search-backward "\<while\>")
Ian> (with-syntax-table internal-python-syntax-table
Ian> (re-search-backward "\<while\>))
FWIW in Emacs 22 you can use (re-search-backward "\\_<symbol\\_>").
*** New regular expression operators, `\_<' and `\_>'.
These match the beginning and end of a symbol. A symbol is a
non-empty sequence of either word or symbol constituent characters, as
specified by the syntax table.
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