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Re: Deleting matched lines by marking lines in *occur* buffer

From: J. David Boyd
Subject: Re: Deleting matched lines by marking lines in *occur* buffer
Date: Tue, 09 Jul 2013 12:33:02 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.1299999999999999 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (cygwin)

Sivaram Neelakantan <> writes:

> Hi,
> When I run M-x occur and get the following output
> 5 matches for "\.txt" in buffer: indices.conf
>      14:cnx_midcap_baseline.txt
>      16:cnx_nifty_jr_baseline.txt
>      18:sp_cnx_500_baseline.txt
>      20:sp_cnx_defty_baseline.txt
>      22:sp_cnx_nifty_baseline.txt
> is there a way to mark the lines in this buffer and expunge the lines
> in the corresponding source buffer?  A dired like support would be
> useful.  I did check the emacswiki and none of the other suggested
> packages seem to have support for this sort of thing.
> Any suggestions?  I suppose there's delete-matching-lines but wouldn't
> it also be useful in the occur buffer?
>  sivaram
>  -- 

Check out moccurr-edit.el at

I think it does what you are looking for, but I have never tried it.

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