;;; forms-d2.el --- demo forms-mode -*- no-byte-compile: t -*-
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;; 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
;; Author: Johan Vromans <firstname.lastname@example.org>
;; Created: 1989
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;; This sample forms exploit most of the features of forms mode.
;; Set the name of the data file.
(setq forms-file (expand-file-name "forms-d2.dat" data-directory))
;; Use 'forms-enumerate' to set field names and number thereof.
'(arch-newsgroup ; 1
arch-volume ; 2
arch-issue ; and ...
arch-article ; ... so
arch-shortname ; ... ... on
;; The following functions are used by this form for layout purposes.
(defun arch-tocol (target &optional fill)
"Produces a string to skip to column TARGET. Prepends newline if needed.
The optional FILL should be a character, used to fill to the column."
(if (null fill)
(setq fill ?\s))
(if (< target (current-column))
(concat "\n" (make-string target fill))
(make-string (- target (current-column)) fill)))
(defun arch-rj (target field &optional fill)
"Produces a string to skip to column TARGET minus the width of field FIELD.
Prepends newline if needed. The optional FILL should be a character,
used to fill to the column."
(arch-tocol (- target (length (nth field forms-fields))) fill))
;; Record filters.
(defun arch-new-record-filter (the-record)
"Form a new record with some defaults."
(aset the-record arch-from (user-full-name))
(aset the-record arch-date (current-time-string))
the-record ; return it
(setq forms-new-record-filter 'arch-new-record-filter)
;; The format list.
"====== Public Domain Software Archive ======\n\n"
" - " arch-longname
"Article: " arch-newsgroup
"Issue: " arch-issue
'(arch-rj 73 10)
"Date: " arch-date
"Submitted by: " arch-from
'(arch-tocol 79 ?-)
"Keywords: " arch-keywords
"Parts: " arch-parts
"\n\n====== Remarks ======\n\n"
;; That's all, folks!
;; arch-tag: 8e5d5dac-7abf-4722-ab5e-03eb749beaca
;;; forms-d2.el ends here