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Epsilon User's Manual and Reference
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The copy-file-name command on Ctrl-c Alt-n is a convenient way to put the current buffer's filename onto the clipboard. In a dired buffer, it copies the current line's absolute pathname.

The similar copy-include-file-name on Ctrl-c Alt-i formats the current file's name as an #include command for C mode buffers, and similarly for other languages. It looks for a variable with a name of the form copy-include-file-name-mode, where mode is the current mode name. The variable holds a file name template (see File Name Templates) which is used to format the current file's name. If there's a function by that name, not a variable, Epsilon simply calls it. The function can call the copy_line_to_clipboard( ) subroutine after preparing a suitable line.

The insert-date command on Ctrl-c Alt-d inserts the current time and/or date, according to the format specified by the date-format variable.

Standard bindings:

  Ctrl-c Alt-n  copy-file-name
 Ctrl-c Alt-i  copy-include-file-name
 Ctrl-c Alt-d  insert-date

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