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As per title, I want to define a kill buffer hook with the variable kill-buffer-hook and the function should be able to detect when (kill-buffer ) has been called interactively.

Is this possible?

The use case is in that I'd like to control the buffer displayed after killings. Anyway, there are a lot of hidden buffers opened and killed in the background, which should not trigger the hook actions.

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Test the variable this-command to see whether it is kill-buffer

  • Perfect! Just want to add I realized I need to test for kill-this-buffer too, for the cases when the buffer is killed from the menubar/toolbar. There is always a way in Emacs) – antonio Nov 16 '16 at 13:57

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