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6.6 Status Commands

The following commands provide miscellaneous information.

C-e a

emacspeak-speak-message-again

Speak the last message from Emacs once again.

C-e m

emacspeak-speak-mode-line

Speak the mode-line.

C-e cap M

emacspeak-speak-minor-mode-line

Speak the minor mode-information.

C-e SPC

emacspeak-speak-header-line

Speak the header-line.

C-e C-w

emacspeak-speak-window-information

Speaks information about current windows.

C-e t

emacspeak-speak-time

Speak the time.

C-e cap V

emacspeak-speak-version

Announce version information for running Emacspeak.

C-e f

emacspeak-speak-buffer-filename

Speak name of file being visited in current buffer. Speak default directory if invoked in a dired buffer, or when the buffer is not visiting any file.

C-e h

emacspeak-speak-help

Speak help buffer if one present. With prefix arg, speaks the rest of the buffer from point. Negative prefix arg speaks from start of buffer to point.

C-e k

emacspeak-speak-current-kill

Speak the current kill entry. This is the text that will be yanked in by the next C-y. Prefix numeric arg, COUNT, specifies that the text that will be yanked as a result of a C-y followed by count-1 M-y be spoken. The kill number that is spoken says what numeric prefix arg to give to command yank.

C-e v

emacspeak-view-register

Display the contents of a register, and then speak it.

C-e C-@

emacspeak-speak-current-mark

Speak the line containing the mark. With no argument, speaks the line containing the mark — this is where ‘exchange-point-and-mark’ C-x C-x would jump. Numeric prefix arg ’COUNT’ speaks line containing mark ’n’ where ’n’ is one less than the number of times one has to jump using ‘set-mark-command’ to get to this marked position. The location of the mark is indicated by an aural highlight achieved by a change in voice personality.

C-e C-l

emacspeak-speak-line-number

Speak the line number of the current line.

C-e =

emacspeak-speak-current-column

Speak the current column.

C-e %

emacspeak-speak-current-percentage

Announce the percentage into the current buffer.


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