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Re: Problem with editing files (emacs for SUSE Linux)


From: Sven Utcke
Subject: Re: Problem with editing files (emacs for SUSE Linux)
Date: 03 Sep 2002 14:14:53 +0200

Michael Wolf <address@hidden> writes:

> What happens is the following: when I edit a file (whether it is a text 
> file, a Latex file, a C++ file, etc.) all of sudden unwanted changes 
> appear in my file. Basically, a part of text that I had deleted 
> somewhere else earlier on (and at times even text that I had deleted 
> outside of emacs) will appear out of nowhere all over my file. Say, it 
> might appear in 5 to 10 different locations! 

Sounds as if you are inadvertendly pressing the middle mouse button
(or C-y).  One obious way how this could happen is that you recently
switched to a wheel-mouse and didn't realise that the weel doubles as
the middle mouse button...

> If you have any pointers, please reply to me directly, since I am not 
> subscribed to the group. My e-mail address is: address@hidden

Do you mean: please give me free help with my problem, but please
reply to me directly as I can not be bothered to wade through all the
uninteresting stuff you might write on other subjects?  You write
here, you read here...

Sven
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