Save & load file

edgar edgar-rft at
Tue Jul 14 23:17:47 UTC 2015

Am Tue, 14 Jul 2015 16:58:31 -0500
schrieb Blake McBride <blake at>:

> Greetings,
> Long-time lisp user, short time slime user here.  There is something
> I like to do frequently but seems to be a real hassle with slime.
> I'm sure either there is a command to do what I want, or it is easy
> for me to write one.  I thought rather than going doen an ignorant
> path, I'd ask the list.  Sure appreciate any help.
> What I would like is a keyboard command that would:
> 1.  save the current file being edited
> 2.  load (not compile) that file without asking it's name

A basic Emacs function doing both could look like this:

(defun slime-save-and-load-file ()
  (interactive "P")
  (let ((filename (buffer-file-name)))
    (if (not filename)
        (message "Buffer %s is not associated with a file."
      (slime-load-file filename))))

- edgar

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