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Buffer-local input history for read-from-minibuffer

I've been trying to create a command that, when run, calls another function (my-function) which reads from the minibuffer and does some processing on the input. I want the command history for this ...
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In which variable are past sparse tree queries saved

I'm executing sparse tree queries programmatically, and I'd like to save the search queries in the same history variable that org-mode uses by default. I'm guessing I can/should do this with add-to-...
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Possible to save winner history winner-ring-alist in savehist or desktop-save to save across sessions

I added in the following command to my .emacs but it doesn't seem to work: (add-to-list 'savehist-additional-variables 'winner-ring-alist) Is there a way to get the winner-undo history to save ...
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Icicles - not show all history commands

Windows 10, Emacs 26.1, Icicles, In scratch buffer I search text "buffer" by command "I-Search" 2.Open test.txt and run command "replace-string" Start helm-occur and set pattern hello Then I want ...
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How show minibuffer's history of commands

windows 10, Emacs 25.1, Helm I open buffer scratch and execute 3 commands sequence: M-x I-search helm-occur replace-string here sreenshots: Nice. It's work fine. But now I want to show in list ...
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Where does the Python shell from `run-python` store its input history?

As in the question title, I want to know where the inferior Python shell stores its command history (the history you cycle through through with the up arrow). I've been searching high and low. I'm ...
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Can I exclude .git/COMMIT_EDITMSG from file-name-history?

Is there a way to exclude .git/COMMIT_EDITMSG files from file-name-history? Now that I'm authoring commits with Magit, those commit message files are often the most recent entries in file-name-history,...
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How can I create mode-local variables?

I'm looking to create a command which stores a kind of "history" for the current major-mode. I need the variable to be independent for each major mode, but consistent across all buffers in any ...
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How to reuse last input in command with a prompt?

Some existing functions have ability to remember last input, which you can use in the next command call - for example, replace-string will suggest the last replacement by default, while isearch will ...
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Abnormally large savehist file?

I'm starting to use Spacemacs and occasionally I get stuck with Emacs beginning to require infinite amount of CPU and memory. Inspecting my .emacs.d/.cache folder reveals that the file savehist is 1....
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Specifying how history is managed for each buffer

After editing a couple of encrypted files with Emacs and EasyPG Assistant I realized that parts of those files were still stored in various lists within Emacs, e.g the kill-ring and the minibuffer ...
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zsh EXTENDED_HISTORY corrupts shell-mode history

I use zsh with the EXTENDED_HISTORY option, which makes it so that in the shell history timestamps are stored which is useful for going back and diagnosing how you screwed up production. I'm trying to ...
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Are there any libraries in Emacs or the wider package system for automatically persisting variables

I have a number of variables that store useful state that would be nice to persist across restarts of Emacs. Are there any libraries that allow this to be done simply so I can avoid a bunch of ...
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Remembering history between sessions in Inferior Emacs Lisp Mode

I can't make Emacs remember the history for *ielm* buffers between sessions. As far as I can tell, such history is recorded in the buffer-local variable comint-input-ring. Therefore I have added the ...
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How to make M-x and C-h f share the history?

It's quite common that I'll look through a command's documentation with C-h f, and then invoke the command with M-x immediately afterwards. Right now, the shortest way I've found to “invoke the last ...