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Re: keep|flush-lines, how-many to be used backward.

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: keep|flush-lines, how-many to be used backward.
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2007 10:10:53 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/23.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>>> I've been using this for a few days, and I find it quite useful.
>>> It may be good to install. The effect: C-u M-x how-many RET is
>>> how-many'ing in the text *before* point.  Same for C-u M-x keep-lines.
>> Dunno. Why do you find that very useful? It's only one more keystroke to do
>> without it: `C-SPC M-<' instead of `C-u'. (Admittedly, that's a complex
>> keystroke, involving Shift on many keyboards.)

> Well, I don't have this Transient-mark-mode thingy enabled.  So I must
> type C-SPC C-SPC M-< then C-x C-x to return to the point (I mostly use
> `how-many'), then C-g to remove this BSOD-like Transient mark.  For me,
> its

Hmm... you shouldn't need C-g here, sounds like a bug.


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