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Re: Mark

From: Yuri Khan
Subject: Re: Mark
Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2015 13:20:30 +0700

On Mon, Jan 12, 2015 at 2:02 AM, Eli Zaretskii <> wrote:

>> 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.
>> 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.

Right, but Hugh did not indicate he is using arrow keys specifically.
With the famous Emacs supposedly-more-ergonomic-than-arrows point
movement command bindings C-n, C-p, C-b, C-f, C-a, C-e and others of
this kind, I can reproduce the problem as described, on an
uncustomized GTK+ Emacs on X/GNU/Linux.

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