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Re: Movement commands and caps lock

From: Davis Herring
Subject: Re: Movement commands and caps lock
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2012 08:34:06 -0600
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> This is something logical, but why the mark behaviour?. Emacs translate
> it from C-S-b to C-b, so the expected result should be backward-char, not
> set-mark and backward-char.

Because (to follow CUA editing style) shift+motion nowadays sets the
mark and then moves so as to "drag" the region over the range of point's
motion.  You can customize `shift-select-mode'.


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