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Re: indent-region behavior with no region

From: Jambunathan K
Subject: Re: indent-region behavior with no region
Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2013 11:04:58 +0530
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

chad <address@hidden> writes:

> Is there a functional or historical reason for indent-region's
> behavior when no region is set, or is it simply accidental?
> In looking at the newish emacs blog http://emacsredux.com/, I found
> a suggestion to make it indent the buffer if called with no region,
> which seemed like a reasonable choice.

Speaking for myself, 

I mark the current defun and indent it.  Sometimes, indenting the whole
buffer introduces whitespace changes in areas that is unrelated to my
specific edit.

> Thanks in advance,
> ~Chad

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