Back out of minibuffer

Jack Bates mciy4j at
Tue Oct 3 19:58:48 CEST 2017

Thank you, I did discover C-g -- I also bound [escape] to the same thing 
(as follows) because of my existing habits:

> (define-key minibuffer-local-must-match-map [escape] 'abort-recursive-edit)

However I notice that I reflexively use backspace to exit the minibuffer 
-- rather than unlearn, I'd like to teach Emacs to obey ... Is there a 
convenient way?


On 02/10/17 03:57 PM, Sanel Zukan wrote:
> Try with C-g (CTRL+g)[1]. C-g is also considered a proper way to abort
> almost any running/typed command.
> [1]
> Best,
> Sanel
> Jack Bates <mciy4j at> writes:
>> Is there a convenient way to make e.g. M-x followed by backspace exit
>> the minibuffer -- similar to how colon (evil-ex) followed by backspace
>> behaves? (I'm learning Emacs and Evil at the same time ...)
>> Thanks!
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