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From: Ken Mankoff <mankoff@gmail.com>
To: "Samuel W. Flint" <swflint@flintfam.org>
Cc: Org Mode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: [OT] wildcards in autocorrect?
Date: Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:17:54 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <F6F8689C-1F7C-47C1-B7D1-15B075181145@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <97A269DA-728F-4FC4-8B18-36254ACCA6C7@flintfam.org>

Maybe key-chord mode could help with this?

  -k. 

Please excuse brevity. Sent from pocket computer with tiny non-haptic feedback keyboard. 

> On Mar 28, 2015, at 12:57, "Samuel W. Flint" <swflint@flintfam.org> wrote:
> 
> There's something on endless parentheses that will let you generate a correction abbrev with a keystroke.
> 
> Samuel W. Flint
> Please forgive any typos as this was composed on a screen keyboard.
> 
>> On Mar 28, 2015, at 9:19 AM, Matt Price <moptop99@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>> I make a lot of typing errors (I have an injury to one hand, which impedes bilateral cooperation). In Libreoffice I am able to define wildcard autocorrect objects, e.g.:
>> 
>> oc.* ---> co.*
>> 
>> This will correct ocrrect, ocmputer, ocndition, etc.  Does anyone know a way to do something similar in Emacs? Right now I am using abbrev mode and defining my errors one by one -- it is a very slow process since I make so many mistakes and have a moderately large vocabulary.  
>> 
>> I am sure this is possible somehow, I just don't know how.
>> 
>> thanks as always,
>> m
>> 
>> 
> 

  reply	other threads:[~2015-03-28 17:18 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-03-28 14:19 Matt Price
2015-03-28 16:57 ` Samuel W. Flint
2015-03-28 17:17   ` Ken Mankoff [this message]
2015-03-28 17:47     ` briangpowell .
2015-03-28 17:58       ` briangpowell .
2015-03-28 18:20   ` John Kitchin
2015-03-28 18:34     ` briangpowell .
2015-03-28 19:56     ` Matt Price

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