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Re: automatic selection during search


From: Barry Margolin
Subject: Re: automatic selection during search
Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2013 16:05:47 -0400
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In article <address@hidden>,
 Kai Grossjohann <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Thursday, September 26, 2013 5:51:17 AM UTC+2, Yuri Khan wrote:
> > 
> > I understand the reason C-SPACE and C-@ cause that, but copying to
> > clipboard? Why?
> 
> C-space, C-s foo RET
> 
> Now you have marked the region between where you were and the next "foo", so 
> you can kill it or copy it.
> 
> This is the use case that get supported by C-s not disabling the mark.  Maybe 
> you don't need it.

That's the case he says he "understands". His post is about a different 
situation, where he first copies to the clipboard and then starts a new 
search.

But no one else seems to be able to reproduce this behavior.

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Barry Margolin, address@hidden
Arlington, MA
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