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

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: [PATCH] (Or "question"...) isearch-kill-found
Date: Mon, 31 May 2010 17:32:05 +0200

On Mon, May 31, 2010 at 5:30 AM, Michael Welsh Duggan <address@hidden> wrote:
> 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.

Thanks Michael, I see. And learned a bit more about using the mark.

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