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Re: How to increase/decrease quote level in mail/usenet message?


From: XeCycle
Subject: Re: How to increase/decrease quote level in mail/usenet message?
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2012 10:55:51 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.130004 (Ma Gnus v0.4) Emacs/24.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Grant Edwards <address@hidden> writes:

> The other text editors I've used for editing email and nntp messages
> (and most of the GUI mail/news programs) all had commands to
> increase/decrease the quote level for a selected block of text.  I use
> emacs for editing source code and almost all other tasks, but I
> haven't been able to switch to using it as my mail/usenet editor
> because I've never been able to find the command in mail-mode or
> message-mode to increase/decrease the quote level for a block of text.

Just curious: Why would need that?

> My fingers are programmed to do "ctrl-C >" and "ctrl-C <" to
> increase/decrease indentation/quoting, but that doesn't work. Nor does
> there appear to be anything under the mail/message menus.  I've tried
> all the command names I can think of but auto-complete never finds
> anything.
>
> I must be missing something obvious.
>
> In mail or message mode, how do you increase/decrease the quote level
> of a region?

M-;  In case you want more options, do C-h k M-;

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