This section describes the mechanism by which Emacs shows a matching open parenthesis when the user inserts a close parenthesis.
nil, in which case nothing is done.
blink-paren-function. It assumes that point follows a character with close parenthesis syntax and moves the cursor momentarily to the matching opening character. If that character is not already on the screen, it displays the character's context in the echo area. To avoid long delays, this function does not search farther than
Here is an example of calling this function explicitly.
(defun interactive-blink-matching-open () "Indicate momentarily the start of sexp before point." (interactive) (let ((blink-matching-paren-distance (buffer-size)) (blink-matching-paren t)) (blink-matching-open)))
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