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Re: Highlighting the region


From: Richard Riley
Subject: Re: Highlighting the region
Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2010 10:09:40 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden writes:

> On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 04:51:43PM -0400, Rancier, Jeff wrote:
>> Hi,
>
>> [...] I don't see anything when I hit C-space to mark the
>> region.  I'm I missing something here?  query-replace-regexp highlights
>> OK.
>
> Hmm. I don't know whether I interpret you correctly, but if I do:
>
> when you typee C-space, you *anchor* the region (i.e. you set the
> beginning of it). Its end is at  "point" (that is, the cursor) -- so it
> now most-probably has zero width. Once you start moving point, you
> should "see" a region, spanning the buffer portion between "mark"
> (that's where you hit C-space) and "point" thats where you moved (the
> cursor) to).
>
> Regards
> -- tomás
>

Emacs 21? 

Transient mark mode is not default in emacs 21. Seems rather old version
to be using.


http://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/emacs/Mark.html





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