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Re: Rectangular regions

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Rectangular regions
Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2013 22:59:52 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

>> Maybe we could also push the design a bit further and provide shorter
>> key-bindings in "rectangular region mode" (no, it's not a mode
>> currently) to access string-rectangle and open-rectangle, but for now,
>> the main issue is how to quickly start selecting a rectangle.
>> I.e. a good key binding for rectangle-mark.
> C-RET? cua-mode uses this binding by default for a similar feature (see
> `cua-rectangle-mark-key').

Hmm... not available on most (all?) ttys (they send the same
byte-sequence for RET and for C-RET).

Also, it's not terribly intuitive/mnemonic (neither the "C-" part, nor
the "RET" part).

Maybe M-+ or M-#?  Not great either, but at least their glyph has a kind
of "rectangle-related shape"?


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