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Re: Mark

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Mark
Date: Sun, 11 Jan 2015 22:02:05 +0200

> Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2015 00:22:02 +0700
> From: Yuri Khan <>
> Cc: "" <>
> On Sun, Jan 11, 2015 at 10:21 PM, Hugh Mayfield
> <> wrote:
> >>>>>> Sorry for newbie question.  After a while, Emacs starts behaving all
> >>>>>> the time as if I have typed C-SPC.  That is, whenever I move point, the
> >>>>>> text between point and the previous location of point is highlighted.
> > Turning off CAPS LOCK does indeed seem to be the answer.  I wonder why
> > that should be the case, though?
> Because Caps Lock is very similar to holding down Shift, and holding
> down Shift while moving point is a CUA gesture for extending the
> region.

CapsLock is not supposed to affect cursor and arrow keys, only
characters you insert.  That's what happens on my system, FWIW.  So
there's some other factor at work here on the OP's machine.

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