[OS X Emacs] embedded calc and M-#
j.m.figueroa at ed.ac.uk
Tue Jan 6 22:48:35 EST 2009
Salvatore> I love Emacs and would like to use Emacs Calc more
Salvatore> extensively. I am using Aquamacs Emacs 1.6 preview 4. I
Salvatore> have been reading the GNU Emacs Calc 2.02 manual and have
Salvatore> encountered the following 2 problems:
Salvatore> 1. M-# should start/stop calc and be the basis of all other calc
Salvatore> commands. However, when I enter it I get "M-# is undefined".
Salvatore> 2. I am trying to use embedded calc and place ln(ln(x)) as
Salvatore> per example in section 2.5.6. However, I am not able to
Salvatore> get it to evaluate. M-# does not work and the M-x
Salvatore> calc-embedded commands that I have tried do nothing.
Salvatore> Any suggestions?
Did you try 'M-x calc' ? This is how I start calc-mode in Aquamacs.
M-# is indeed not bound to anything even after calc-mode is started.
The use of 'M-x calc-embedded' command that I'm familiar with is to
mark a region containing an expression that calc can evaluate, and
using 'M-x calc-embedded' to have calc evaluate the region.
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