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Re: I want to make C-d works in two ways.

From: Brendan Halpin
Subject: Re: I want to make C-d works in two ways.
Date: Wed, 09 Mar 2011 23:50:12 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Sun, Jul 25 2010, David Kastrup wrote:

> delete-active-region is a variable defined in `simple.el'.
> Its value is t
> Documentation:
> Whether single-char deletion commands delete an active region.
> This has an effect only if Transient Mark mode is enabled, and
> affects `delete-forward-char' and `delete-backward-char', though
> not `delete-char'.
> If the value is the symbol `kill', the active region is killed
> instead of deleted.

I've just discovered this and I hate it!

I reckon I'll just have to (setq delete-active-region nil) and
<flame-bait>live with being marginalised by all the new kids who want
Emacs to be more like Windows</flamebait>.

Brendan Halpin,  Department of Sociology,  University of Limerick,  Ireland
Tel: w +353-61-213147 f +353-61-202569 h +353-61-338562; Room F1-009 x 3147

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