I am an emacs novice. I am familiarizing myself with making basic changes to the
Currently, when I want to load
init.el, I first
C-h v user-init-file RET, this opens a
*Help* screen which gives me its definition, and therefore the location of the file.
I then highlight and
M-w its value, then
C-x f to a file requester, then delete the default, then
C-y the copied file address then
This looks incredibly convoluted.
What I want to know is, can I cut out all of that and instead simply
C-x f to a file requester and then pass the
user-init-file definition straight to it, with whatever the emacs notation is for expanding variables (which I don't know)? The help files I have read discuss only examining and setting variables, not using them in the minibuffer.
In short, is there a notation for using variable definitions in a minibuffer command?