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[Orgmode] Re: Copying and Pasting (and Selecting)

From: Matt Lundin
Subject: [Orgmode] Re: Copying and Pasting (and Selecting)
Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2010 16:11:29 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

David Frascone <address@hidden> writes:

> **** Copying and Pasting
> This could just be me fighting with Aquamacs (Cmd-C, Cmd-V, Cmd-etc
> mac keys). But, the cutting, copying, and pasting do not seem very
> intuitive.  I am used to (from old emacs days) using C-w and C-y, but,
> i usually did that over regions.  Shift-Arrows to select, etc.  When I
> shift arrow over a subtree it mucks with priority.  I know that's by
> design, but I find it annoying.  Doing the alternative (cutting a
> subtree) does NOT seem intuitive to me.  (Well, the C-w at the end of
> the command (C-c C-x C-w) does).  But, I'm not trying to report a bug
> -- I'm actually asking a question:  How do you guys typically select a
> region and move it, assuming that you can't just move the subtree with
> M-S-<Arrows>

1. I use C-[SPACE] together with transient-mark-mode to select a region
   and then type C-w to kill it and C-y to yank it.

2. I often kill folded subtrees with a simple C-k (org-kill-line).

3. I make frequent use of org-refile.

- Matt

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