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;; Automatic mode-dependent insertion of text into new files.
;; Copyright (C) 1985, 1986, 1987 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
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;;; autoinsert.el
;;; Abstract:
;;; The following defines an association list for files to be
;;; automatically inserted when a new file is created, and a function
;;; which automatically inserts these files; the idea is to insert
;;; default files much as the mode is automatically set using
;;; auto-mode-alist.
;;; The auto-insert-alist consists of dotted pairs of
;;; ( REGEXP . FILENAME ) where REGEXP is a regular expression, and
;;; FILENAME is the file name of a file which is to be inserted into
;;; all new files matching the regular expression with which it is
;;; paired.
;;; To use:
;;; load autoinsert.el
;;; setq auto-insert-directory to an appropriate value, which
;;; must end in "/"
;;; Author: Charlie Martin
;;; Department of Computer Science and
;;; National Biomedical Simulation Resource
;;; Box 3709
;;; Duke University Medical Center
;;; Durham, NC 27710
;;; (,mcnc!duke!crm)
;;; Date: Fri Jul 1 16:15:31 EDT 1988
(defvar auto-insert-alist '(("\\.tex$" . "tex-insert.tex")
("\\.c$" . "c-insert.c")
("\\.h$" . "h-insert.c")
("[Mm]akefile" . "")
("\\.bib$" . "tex-insert.tex"))
"A list specifying text to insert by default into a new file.
Elements look like (REGEXP . FILENAME); if the new file's name
matches REGEXP, then the file FILENAME is inserted into the buffer.
Only the first matching element is effective.")
;;; Establish a default value for auto-insert-directory
(defvar auto-insert-directory "~/insert/"
"*Directory from which auto-inserted files are taken.")
(defun insert-auto-insert-files ()
"Insert default contents into a new file.
Matches the visited file name against the elements of `auto-insert-alist'."
(let ((alist auto-insert-alist)
;; remove backup suffixes from file name
(name (file-name-sans-versions buffer-file-name))
(insert-file nil))
;; find first matching alist entry
(while (and (not insert-file) alist)
(if (string-match (car (car alist)) name)
(setq insert-file (cdr (car alist)))
(setq alist (cdr alist))))
;; Now, if we found an appropriate insert file, insert it
(if insert-file
(let ((file (concat auto-insert-directory insert-file)))
(if (file-readable-p file)
(insert-file-contents file)
(set-buffer-modified-p nil))
(message "Auto-insert: file %s not found" file)
(sleep-for 1))))))
;; Make this feature take effect when a nonexistent file is visited.
(setq find-file-not-found-hooks
(cons 'insert-auto-insert-files
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