Emacs Lisp: Determine Cursor is Inside String/Comment

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

Check If Cursor is Inside String

(nth 3 (syntax-ppss)) returns true if cursor is inside a string.

Check If Cursor is Inside Comment

(nth 4 (syntax-ppss)) returns true if cursor is inside a comment.

thanks to Elias Martenson [https://plus.google.com/+EliasMartenson/posts] for feedback.

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