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Re: automatic selection during search


From: Barry Margolin
Subject: Re: automatic selection during search
Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2013 11:51:37 -0400
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In article <address@hidden>,
 Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:

> > Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2013 08:38:30 +0200
> > From: Bostjan Vilfan <address@hidden>
> > 
> > In using emacs I'm encountering a problem that I find quite irritating:
> > (very) frequently when *I start a search with Ctrl-s*, the region from the
> > current position of the cursor to the location of searched for item gets
> > selected (colored). Does anyone know how to avoid this unwanted selection?
> 
> Turn off transient-mark-mode.  In your ~/.emacs:
> 
>  (setq-default transient-mark-mode nil)

That seems like overkill.

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Barry Margolin, address@hidden
Arlington, MA
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