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Re: clear the kill-ring and free memory?


From: Michael Heerdegen
Subject: Re: clear the kill-ring and free memory?
Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2013 18:34:57 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Drew Adams <address@hidden> writes:

> > Oops, I meant `yank-menu-length'.
>
> FWIW, in spite of the name, that var is not about the length of the menu
> (`yank-menu'), which is controlled by `kill-ring-max'.
>
> `yank-menu-length' controls the length of each menu *item* (each kill
> shown in the menu - the max number of chars).  If a kill is longer than
> that length then the menu item shows it with elision, e.g. "Foo Ba...".

Interesting.  Yes, the name is misleading - thanks for clarifying.

Michael.



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