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Re: AW: delete-selection-mode

From: Harald Hanche-Olsen
Subject: Re: AW: delete-selection-mode
Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2010 20:09:01 -0400 (EDT)

+ David Kastrup <address@hidden>:

> "Drew Adams" <address@hidden> writes:
> >> telling users ... about the advantage having delsel-mode off.
> >
> > There is none.
> You can set the mark, move somewhere else, type stuff there, and return
> using C-x C-x, again typing stuff there, without destroying anything you
> have written.

You can still do that with delete-selection-mode turned on; you just
need to hit C-g to deactivate the mark before starting typing in the
new location.

- Harald

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