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Re: column editing in emacs

From: Charles Sebold
Subject: Re: column editing in emacs
Date: 22 Dec 2000 13:31:50 -0600
User-agent: Gnus/5.090001 (Oort Gnus v0.01) Emacs/20.7

On 25 Kislev 5761, sofia gebru wrote:

> Is there a way to do column editing using gnu emacs?  For example
> being able to highlight or in some other way copy one column to
> another.

You might look at rectangles:

M-x apropos RET rectangle RET

Or, if this works, just put your point at the end of the next line and
hit C-x C-e:

(Info-goto-node "(emacs)Rectangles")
Charles Sebold
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