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I'd like to create a form, like the one displayed by customize, in order to ask to the user some information. The form should let me provide a description, a default value, and eventually display a choice list when needed.

The idea is that I don't want to use interactive prompt, firstly because the description can be really big, and also because most of the time the user just want to edit a tiny fraction of all the available options.

Any idea?

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    The question is too broad/vague. You don't even say how what you want is different from what Customize already provides. Consider showing what you've tried so far, and showing how Customize doesn't do the job. – Drew Jan 8 '18 at 23:21
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    Had you have a look at widgets: gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_mono/widget.html ? – wvxvw Jan 9 '18 at 7:42
  • @Drew : Well I don't want to use Customize, because I want to create my own form, for my own applications. But I'd like to understand how Customize was programmed in elisp. – tobiasBora Jan 9 '18 at 17:44
  • @wvxvw: it's exactly was I need, thank you very much! Would you like to add the answer so that I can accept it? – tobiasBora Jan 9 '18 at 17:45

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