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Re: how to avoid filling KILL RING with junk


From: Barry Margolin
Subject: Re: how to avoid filling KILL RING with junk
Date: Mon, 23 Sep 2002 23:36:49 GMT

In article <address@hidden>,
Deepak Dinesh  <address@hidden> wrote:
>Barry Margolin <address@hidden> writes:
>
>> In article <address@hidden>,
>> Igor6776 <address@hidden> wrote:
>> >When I delete words and regions in my xemacs 21.4, it puts theninto the
>> >kill ring.
>> 
>> Most users consider this a good thing.  It makes it easy to get things back
>> that you delete, although I suppose the advent of unlimited undo's has made
>> this less important than it was in the old days.
>
>
>What about the mini-buffer window?  I don't think anyone wants to use
>killed words from that in any of the main buffers.  Is there any way
>to turn that off?

Actually, I sometimes do.  For instance, an easy way to get the filename of
the current buffer into the file is with:

C-x C-v C-k C-g C-y

Also, when doing things like query-replace, I'm very likely to do some
kills while typing the old string and yank them into the new string.

-- 
Barry Margolin, address@hidden
Genuity, Woburn, MA
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