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Push mark when using ido-imenu
;; Push mark when using ido-imenu
(defvar push-mark-before-goto-char nil)
(defadvice goto-char (before push-mark-first activate)
(when push-mark-before-goto-char
(defun ido-imenu-push-mark ()
(let ((push-mark-before-goto-char t))
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magnars commented Apr 11, 2012

It turns out that the ido-imenu command in use in the screencast is not in Emacs 24. I have no idea where it came from either, but here's the code for that aswell:

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blais commented Aug 19, 2012

Why not just advice ido-imenu?

  (defadvice ido-imenu (before push-mark activate)

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kini commented Nov 21, 2016

Good question -- isn't advicing goto-char a bit risky performance-wise since it's called by so much other code, even non-interactive code?

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