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Re: give C-s argument from kill ring


From: Sandip Chitale
Subject: Re: give C-s argument from kill ring
Date: Fri, 9 Jul 2004 14:43:50 -0700

"Paul W. Joireman" <address@hidden> wrote in message
news:address@hidden
> Simon Strobl wrote:
>
> >Hello,
> >
> >how can I give C-s a string from the kill ring as argument?
> >
> >Simon
> >
>
> Hi,
>
> Copy to the kill ring with M-w, perform a search with C-s, and copy the
> previous
> argument from the kill ring with M-y, not C-y.   This worked on Emacs
> 21.2.1 on Windows
> and 21.1.1 under solaris.  Don'y ask me why C-y doesn't work, I don't
know.
>

Because C-y is bound to isearch-yank-line in

isearch-mode-map
Keymap for `isearch-mode'.

> Paul
>




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