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RE: automatic selection during search

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: automatic selection during search
Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2013 09:25:13 -0700 (PDT)

> > 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)

Hm.  Sorry, I disagree.  That is, you should not need to do that.

Again, please try from `emacs -Q'.  I'm betting you will not see the problem
in that case.  My crystal ball tells me that something in other code you are
loading is responsible for this.

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