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Re: proposal: edit-rectangle

From: Dmitri Paduchikh
Subject: Re: proposal: edit-rectangle
Date: Fri, 07 Oct 2016 00:17:18 +0500
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John Wiegley <address@hidden> wrote:

JW> This is functionality I'd like to add to rect.el. It allows you to specify a
JW> rectangular region, and then edit just the contents of that rectangle in a
JW> separate buffer. When finished (C-c C-c), it replaces the old rectangle 
JW> insert-rectangle with the new contents.

JW> I'd appreciate comments on usability, fitness, etc.

There is one inconvenience: user is responsible for keeping all the
lines of rectangle of the equal length, otherwise the rectangular
structure at the destination breaks.

Dmitri Paduchikh

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