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Re: How to delete all text from beginning of buffer to mark


From: Magnus Therning
Subject: Re: How to delete all text from beginning of buffer to mark
Date: Tue, 09 May 2017 13:39:04 +0200
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Angus Comber <address@hidden> writes:

> I am in a large file of text and my cursor is at the start of the text
> I want. I want to delete all the text before the cursor. I know I can
> set the mark using C-sp but how do I then select to the beginning of
> the file?
>
> What is the best way to basically delete all text before the cursor in
> the buffer?

In Evil mode this one way to do it: `d 0 k d gg` ;)

If you the text you want is at the start of a line you can skip the
initial `d 0`.

/M

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