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"If you have to run shell command from the text editor to format your code, why don't you run another one to save the file?.."

Perhaps a misunderstanding? But it is quite simple:

  • Mark the region that you want to format
  • Apply the described command (Shell command on region: perltidy)
  • Save your stuff

Alternatively you can run perltidy from the commandline. Then you must rename the resulting formatted file and reload the buffer (M-x revert-buffer).

IMHO applying the shell command (perltidy) on a region respectively running perltidy from within emacs is convinient - and the results look good.

Update:

The macro and the binding to F11:

(fset 'perltidy "\C-xh\C-[1\C-[|perltidy\C-m") (global-set-key [f11] 'perltidy)

Run it with F11 or M-x perltidy

Update2:

OK, on a Mac F11 isn't a good idea :-(

(global-set-key [f5] 'perltidy)

Best regards, Karl

P.S.: BTW, i think, many stuff posted on PM is formatted with perltidy, from within emacs or vim. See also

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In reply to Re^2: Formatting Perl code with Emacs by karlgoethebier
in thread Formatting Perl code with Emacs by isntvoid

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