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Re: Grab and yank

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Grab and yank
Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2010 13:07:51 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.91 (gnu/linux)

>> I notice that I often do this operation:
>> I am in one buffer and I need to fetch something from another buffer.
>> So I visit the other one, select what I need, go back and yank.
>> Now something like that would be nice instead:
>> - visit the buffer in view mode
>> - when quitting automatically put it in kill-ring and yank it to the
>>  point of the original buffer
>> This would save quite a lot of time, what do you thik?
>> I started something like that

If you want to do it "the GUI way", I remember an elisp package that
provided "single click copy&paste": just press the mouse-button at
start, drag to end, and when you release the mouse button, the selected
text is copied&yanked at point.
Can't remember the package's name, tho.


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