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Message function doesn't display its output neither in *ielm* buffer nor in minibuffer

I'm working on ELisp on ielm buffer and suddenly messages stop to appear: (defun my-fun () (message "%s" "tom") 3) (my-fun) -> 3, it doesn't display the message (message &...
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How could I get ielm to evaluate a function at the last point I was in the previous buffer?

I tried different combinations of save-excursion or ielm-change-working-buffer, but no success. I'm currently trying to see if there's a way to save a point in a buffer (using registers?) and run a ...
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How to randomize the order of elements in an alist?

I'm using ielm inside Emacs to randomize an associative list. I'm getting duplicate entries a lot of the time, not sure what I'm doing wrong? (defun q () "Q." (let ((alist)) (setf ...
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What's the value in using a REPL for ELISP development? [closed]

What's the value in using a REPL? I've always wondered the advantages/disadvantages of using a REPL are (if there are any) as opposed to eval-print-last-sexp and then undoing the text printed (or ...
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How to display unicode chars in ielm

I'm using emacs on MAC OSX ELISP> (emacs-version) "GNU Emacs 27.0.50 (build 1, x86_64-apple-darwin18.7.0, NS appkit-1671.60 Version 10.14.6 (Build 18G95)) of 2019-09-06" ielm REPL echoes back ...
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Default Latex Classes seen by emacs

I am trying to write a project proposal by using org-mode. And when I change the #+LATEX_CLASS variable to something different org can not export to pdf. So, I wondered how can see list of latex ...
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Does emacs supports concurrent sessions of ielm / private session?

concurrent sessions - two sessions of ielm running independently private session - running emacs-lisp code without effecting emacs variables/functions
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Edebug REPL / IELM

I toggled edebug-defun on a function I'm studying. Once the debugger kicks in, how can I fire a REPL with access to the symbols being debugged? I know it's possible to evaluate commands with e in ...
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