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Re: Commenting several lines


From: Benno Schulenberg
Subject: Re: Commenting several lines
Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 15:29:37 +0100
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Hi S├ębastien,

Op 19-01-2022 om 14:50 schreef Seb:
> Today, I selected several lines from a text file (with ^6), then pressed #
> expecting each selected line to now begin with a #.

The keystroke you are looking for is M-3 or, in your case, <Esc> <3>.

> Or perhaps it was a future option of Nano that visited me in my sleep?

:)

> Unfortunately I lack the correct
> keyword to locate it in up-to-date online man page at
> https://www.nano-editor.org/dist/latest/nano.html#Nanorc-Files

The function keyword is 'comment', located right after 'unindent'.

In my nanorc file it says:

  bind M-K comment main

because M-K is easier to remember (and I don't need the toggle).

Benno

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