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pipe buffer contents to shell as pseudo-file

I'd like to use wdiff to compare the contents of the current buffer to a previous version of the file the buffer is visiting. So, this would be a word-level live diff of the current buffer against a ...
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Using pipe in a shell command

Say I am in dired and the pointer is on a file called test which contains: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. I type ! to run a shell command ...
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Non-shell command on region?

I know about shell-command-on-region. Is there any way to pipe a region through a non-shell command? The start-process and call-process functions invoke executables directly, without using the shell. ...
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Is there some way to continue reading from a STDIN file descriptor when data is PIPED to Emacs on Command-line?

Historical Perspective On Unix like operating systems, it is common practice to redirect IO between shell commands using pipes. For example, the command below would insert all the lines that didn't ...