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Re: purpose and usage of secondary-selection ???


From: Kaushal Modi
Subject: Re: purpose and usage of secondary-selection ???
Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2016 18:18:18 +0000

You can check the thread online:
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/help-gnu-emacs/2016-09/msg00108.html

I noticed that Drew are replied to you and this mailing list. So you either
deleted this email by mistake or it went to spam?

On Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 2:08 PM ken <address@hidden> wrote:

> Hmmm.  I searched both my Inbox and Spam/Junk folder and found neither
> my own post or the reply. That's very strange.
>
> On 09/16/2016 01:14 PM, Kaushal Modi wrote:
> >
> > It showed. You also got a reply.
> >
> >
> > On Fri, Sep 16, 2016, 12:56 PM ken <address@hidden
> > <mailto:address@hidden>> wrote:
> >
> >     Sometimes while typing on my laptop I accidentally brush against the
> >     touchpad and inadvertantly mess up something.  Today, while not even
> >     emacs, this happened, affecting what happened in an emacs frame which
> >     previously didn't even have the focus.
> >
> >     What I ended up in that emacs frame was that a random section of text
> >     was set to background yellow.  Investigating further, I found that
> >     text
> >     with the yellow background was a secondary-selection.  But I couldn't
> >     find anything in the Help screens describing anything about it,
> except
> >     its properties.  So here are my questions:
> >
> >     What is/are the purpose(s) of a secondary-selection?
> >
> >     What can be done with a secondary-selection...? and how to do them?
> >
> >     How do I undo this secondary-selection... i.e., make the selection go
> >     away without changing the file/buffer in any way?
> >
> >
> >     Thanks much.
> >
> >     Note: I sent this same email to the group on Tuesday, but it never
> >     showed.  Has the server been down?
> >
> > --
> >
> > Kaushal Modi
> >
>
> --

Kaushal Modi


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