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Re: kill-region defadvice

From: Kevin Rodgers
Subject: Re: kill-region defadvice
Date: Sun, 08 Jun 2008 10:45:45 -0600
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Nikolaj Schumacher wrote:
Joe <address@hidden> wrote:

Originally I did this by writing a new function that checked
if the mark was active. However, I think that using defadvice is a
better solution but I got stuck while trying to write it.

No, it's not!  By using advice, you modify the kill-region function and
risk that any command using it will backward-kill-word instead.

Just write the advice as

   (if (and (interactive-p) mark-active)
     (backward-kill-word 1))

Kevin Rodgers
Denver, Colorado, USA

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