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Re: C-u - does not work

From: Cecil Westerhof
Subject: Re: C-u - does not work
Date: Wed, 08 Jun 2016 21:41:23 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

On Wednesday  1 Jun 2016 00:00 CEST, address@hidden wrote:

>> When I want four - I would expect the following to work:
>> C-u -
>> but it does not.
> You can enter a number after C-u, defaulting to 4, number can be
> positive or negative. When you type -, emacs things you are
> composing a negative number.

I should have thought about that. :-(

But the situation I started with (but dumped down) was that I did:
    C-u C-u -

With ‘C-u C-u’ I already signified that I want 16, so why does that
not work and do I have to give:
    C-u 16-

Not really a problem, but just wondering.

Cecil Westerhof
Senior Software Engineer

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