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Re: Can I type text without changing my current cursor point?


From: dIbMx2
Subject: Re: Can I type text without changing my current cursor point?
Date: Thu, 12 Mar 2009 18:29:08 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.91 (gnu/linux)

ithai levi <address@hidden> writes:

> I'm almost sure I saw this once, I just can recall the sequence. 
> What I want to do is to hit C+something and then type but have my cursor stay 
> in its current point
> and not move forward. Then I can somehow exit this mode (ESC) and type some 
> text which will be
> inserted in between. This could be useful to type a prefix, a suffix and then 
> the content without
> having to move the cursor back. 
>
> Example:
>
> I would type "obj.method(" then press C+? then type "); // a comment", press 
> ESC and type "1,2,3"
> without moving the cursor.
>
> (what I do now is use C+SPC to set the mark, type and then press C+x C+SPC to 
> go back to the mark)
>
> TIA :)

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