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Re: How to do rectangular cut(visual block) in emacs


From: Francis Moreau
Subject: Re: How to do rectangular cut(visual block) in emacs
Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2009 05:32:59 -0700 (PDT)
User-agent: G2/1.0

Hello,

On Mar 24, 8:59 am, Tim X <address@hidden> wrote:
> Move point to the top left corner and set the mark
> Move point to the bottom right hand corner
> Hit C-x r r <reg> where <reg> is a register. This will copy the
> rectangle defined by the region into register <reg>
>
> Later, when you want to get that rectangle of text back, just hit C-x r
> i <reg> and the contents of <reg> will be pasted into the buffer where
> point is.
>

Now let say's I have the following text:

a/ this is a line
b/ this is a very long line
c/ a short one

and I want to copy the rectangle of this text without the a/ b/ c/

How do I move to the bottom right corner without adding space to the
last
line ?

thanks


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