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Re: wordwrap character

From: Alan Mackenzie
Subject: Re: wordwrap character
Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2002 07:02:26 +0000
User-agent: tin/1.4.5-20010409 ("One More Nightmare") (UNIX) (Linux/2.0.35 (i686))

Eli Zaretskii <> wrote on Sun, 20 Oct 2002 08:49:27
+0200 (IST):

> On Fri, 18 Oct 2002, Gabriel C Millerd wrote:

>> is there a method of getting rid of the wordwrap character? i often
>> cut-n-paste from console to console and the '\' is quite annoying to
>> get rid of in the pasted document (especially if it has other '\'
>> characters)

> On what OS is that?

gpm (a basic, but useful mouse utility) on Linux ttys does this.  It
simply copies the visual contents of the screen, for later pasting.

> On most systems, just marking the text and typing M-w inside Emacs will
> put the marked text (without the continuation character) into the
> clipboard/X selection.

Alan Mackenzie (Munich, Germany)
Email: aacm@muuc.dee; to decode, wherever there is a repeated letter
(like "aa"), remove half of them (leaving, say, "a").

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