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Re: block based selection


From: Mathias Dahl
Subject: Re: block based selection
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2005 17:25:35 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/21.3.50 (windows-nt)

Neon Absentius <address@hidden> writes:

>
> Technically speaking, Emacs doesn't really select a region, it just
> remembers two positions, point and mark, on the buffer. There are
> commands that operate on the whole region between point and mark, such
> as the usual kill, yank etc, but also there are command that operate
> on the rectangle defined by the point and mark. Such commands usually
> start with C-r, for example
>                                                                               
>                                                                 
>  C-r C-k  kill rectangle
>  C-r C-y  yank rectangle

They start with C-x r, not C-r

/Mathias


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