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RE: Speeding up the editing of rectangles


From: Parker, Matthew
Subject: RE: Speeding up the editing of rectangles
Date: Thu, 9 Oct 2008 13:37:02 -0400

I'll answer my own question... M-x cua-mode

Nice demo here http://www.vimeo.com/1168225?pg=embed&sec=1168225

Sorry, Shoulda googled it...! :)

Matthew Parker

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Parker, Matthew
> Sent: Thursday, October 09, 2008 1:32 PM
> To: 'address@hidden'
> Subject: Speeding up the editing of rectangles
> 
> Hi,
> 
> Questions about the speeding up of editing rectangles...
> 
> In order to add a column to data like the following below, right now I
> would:
> 
> 1. place mark at (x) and point at (y)
> 2. C-x r t to run (string-rectangle)
> 3. enter some text
> 4. hit enter
> 
> Is it possible to, instead:
> 1. place mark at (x) and point at (y)
> 2. start typing to have text inserted immediately?
> 
> Thanks,
> Matt
> 
> man RunDate   - 9/22/2008 8:53:02  PM,(x) netiktran,
> sch RunDate   - 9/24/2008 10:57:47 PM, |netiktran, R
> sch RunDate   - 9/25/2008 10:57:22 PM, |netiktran, R
> sch RunDate   - 9/26/2008 10:57:19 PM, |netiktran, R
> sch RunDate   - 9/27/2008 10:57:10 PM, |netiktran, R
> sch RunDate   - 9/28/2008 10:57:08 PM, |netiktran, R
> sch RunDate   - 9/29/2008 10:58:28 PM, |netiktran, R
> sch RunDate   - 9/30/2008 11:01:02 PM, |netiktran, R
> sch RunDate   - 10/1/2008 10:59:10 PM, |netiktran, R
> sch RunDate   - 10/2/2008 10:57:19 PM, |netiktran, R
> man RunDate   - 10/3/2008 11:27:43 AM, |netiktran, R
> sch RunDate   - 10/3/2008 11:09:28 PM,(y) netiktran,




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