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Re: Placing " at beginning and end of line?

From: Tassilo Horn
Subject: Re: Placing " at beginning and end of line?
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2015 14:52:11 +0100
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Sharon Kimble <> writes:

Hi Sharon,

> How can I place " at the beginning of a line, and " at the end of a
> line, in a highlighted region please? This is a block of 10+ lines,
> and I need quotes from the beginning and end of each line.

I'd use a keyboard macro for that:

<f3>  ;; start recording
C-a   ;; goto beginning of line
"     ;; insert double-quote
C-e   ;; goto end of line
"     ;; insert double-quote
C-n   ;; goto next line
<f4>  ;; stop recording

Then you can hit <f4> repeatedly until all your lines are quoted.


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