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Re: Region-highlighting has disappeared.

From: Adam Funk
Subject: Re: Region-highlighting has disappeared.
Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2008 21:42:36 +0000
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On 2008-01-11, Lennart Borgman (gmail) wrote:

>>>>  (setq transient-mark-mode t)
>>>> in your .emacs file and try again.

>>> Maybe that works now, but I believe for the future it is better to use
>>>     (transient-mark-mode 1)
>> Thanks for the pointer, but now I wonder, why would the variable
>> become obsolete?
> The variable will not become obsolote. You can always test its value, 
> but you should not set its value directly since transient-mark-mode is a 
> (global) minor mode. Turning on a minor mode might do more than just set 
> the variable.

Aha, that makes sense.  Thanks!

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