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Re: Playing Music from Dired



Actually, there are SOME people that DO read documentation.  When 
properly written, it is far more time-efficient, and allows the use 
of the "fumble and search" method to **supplement**, rather than to 
replace reading.  Both have a valid function.

Moe

T. V. Raman wrote:
> 
> A lot of this is in fact not written up in the documentation.
> 
> Best way to find out is to interactively play with things and
> discover how things work; no one reads documentation if you spend
> time writing it in my experience;-)
> 
> >>>>> "Steve" == Steve Holmes <steve@holmesgrown.com> writes:
>     Steve> Well, I suppose I didn't get through enough docs
>     Steve> <sigh>.  What I had read so far hadn't shown me that
>     Steve> method.  I didn't know or realize that emacspeak was
>     Steve> hooked into dired with extra keys.  I had mainly
>     Steve> looked at emacspeak documentation, the summary for
>     Steve> media-player and the key bindings after launching
>     Steve> c-e;.  Glad to know that works with dired.  Guess I'll
>     Steve> look at the keybindings for dired and see what
>     Steve> emacspeak adds to that module.
>     Steve>
>     Steve> Thanks for the solution.
>     Steve>
>     Steve> On Fri, Aug 24, 2007 at 06:31:14AM -0700, T. V. Raman
>     Steve> wrote:
>     >>
>     >> I suggest you investigate things before assuming
>     >> things. C-e; on a dired-line plays the file under point.
>     >>
>     >> >>>>> "Steve" == Steve Holmes <steve@holmesgrown.com>
>     >> writes:
>     Steve> Yeah but I want to be able to scroll up and down a
>     Steve> list (directory contents) and hit the enter key or
>     Steve> similar to play the highlighted track.  The only thing
>     Steve> I've managed to do with c-e ; is to pick a whole
>     Steve> directory and then have mplayer play the entire list
>     Steve> and I can then skip from track to track in there.  I'm
>     Steve> also thinking of when I might be going through a
>     Steve> directory of mixed files and come across an MP3 or ogg
>     Steve> file and wonder what it has; I would like to be able
>     Steve> to pop that track into mplayer from dired or something
>     Steve> similar and hear it.
>     Steve>
>     Steve> At present, I can do this quite easily outside of
>     Steve> emacs with Midnight Commander but thought it would be
>     Steve> cool to set dired up to support this.  Is that
>     Steve> possible? I hope this is perhapse clearer.
>     Steve>
>     Steve> On Wed, Aug 22, 2007 at 05:04:31PM -0700, raman wrote:
>     >> >> Use C-e; -- and follow the documentation.
>     Steve>
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