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|Change the current directory. ||F7|
The cd command prompts for the name of a directory, then sets
Epsilon's current directory. If you press Alt-E when prompted for the
directory name, Epsilon will type in the name of the directory portion
of the current file name.
When Epsilon displays a file name (for example, in a buffer's mode
line), it usually describes the file relative to this current
Epsilon uses its notion of the current directory when it prompts for a
file name and the current buffer has no specific directory associated
with it. (This typically happens when the buffer has no associated
Also, if you remove any pre-typed directory name and type a relative
pathname to such a command, Epsilon will interpret what you type
relative to the directory set by the cd command.
See the prompt-with-buffer-directory variable for more
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