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Re: [PATCH] (Or "question"...) isearch-kill-found

From: Michael Welsh Duggan
Subject: Re: [PATCH] (Or "question"...) isearch-kill-found
Date: Sun, 30 May 2010 23:30:34 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Lennart Borgman <address@hidden> writes:

> On Mon, May 31, 2010 at 12:19 AM, Christoph <address@hidden> wrote:
>> In that same thread Davis Herring had an idea that sounds interesting and
>> useful to me:
>> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2007-07/msg00492.html
>>>  Thinking about this, I realize
>>>  that I would get almost all the utility of this idea with just one
>>> command
>>>  added to isearch which meant "exit and move point to start of match", or
>>>  (closer to your idea) a command which meant "exit and drop mark at start
>>>  of match" in place of your toggle.  WDOT?
>> I think a function "exit and drop mark at start of match" would be very
>> useful.
> Would it disturb if instead mark was always set to start of match?

It would.  I am often in a situation where I am at the beginning of a
construct, use C-s to find the end of the construct, and then C-w or M-w
to cut or copy it.  I use this behavior frequently, especially when
writing macros.

Michael Welsh Duggan

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