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12.72 emacspeak-filtertext

It is often useful to view the results of filtering large amounts of text.;;; Typically you do this with various combinations of grep and friends. When doing so it requires explicit effort to not destroy the original text being filtered. This module provides a textfilter utility that: A) Copies over the selected text to a special filtertext buffer B) Implements a filtertext mode for that buffer that allows easy application of filters C: Provides commands for reverting to the original unfiltered text D: Provides commands for saving results from intermediate filters.

12.72.1 emacspeak-filtertext Commands

12.72.1.1 emacspeak-filtertext

Command: emacspeak-filtertext (start end)
C-e ^
<fn> ^
        Copy over text in region to special filtertext buffer in
preparation for interactively filtering text. 

(fn START END)

12.72.1.2 emacspeak-filtertext-mode

Command: emacspeak-filtertext-mode
Major mode for FilterText interaction. 

key             binding
—             ——-

=               keep-lines
^               flush-lines
r               emacspeak-filtertext-revert

In addition to any hooks its parent mode ‘text-mode’ might have run,
this mode runs the hook ‘emacspeak-filtertext-mode-hook’, as the final or penultimate step
during initialization.

12.72.1.3 emacspeak-filtertext-revert

Command: emacspeak-filtertext-revert
Revert to original text.