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I would like to know Emacs' equivalent of Vim's :n, which opens several files according to a glob.

Say I have this directory:

-rw-rw-r-- 1 pablo pablo   31 Jun 25 00:59 /home/pablo/tmp/prueba.php  
-rw-rw-r-- 1 pablo pablo 2442 May  9  1913 /home/pablo/tmp/sin_soap.php  
-rw-rw-r-- 1 pablo pablo  726 Jun 25 15:20 /home/pablo/tmp/verificar.php

If I wanted to open all those files, I could type the following in Vim:

:n *php

That will give me one buffer for every file; I don't know how to do that in Emacs (when it's already open, of course I can do emacs *php in a shell).

I'm happy with a function that I can call from any buffer via M-x, but if there's a command that I can call in dired-mode (say, edit all marked files or something), that would be beyond cool.

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See this question on Stack Overflow. –  Dennis Williamson Aug 30 '10 at 4:33

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Turns out that the regular find-file does accept wildcards, but I was using ido-find-file. Go figure

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