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Re: How to delete selection on keypress, paste etc

From: Stephen J. Turnbull
Subject: Re: How to delete selection on keypress, paste etc
Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2002 17:39:18 +0900
User-agent: Gnus/5.090007 (Oort Gnus v0.07) XEmacs/21.4 (Military Intelligence, i686-pc-linux)

>>>>> "Mats" == Mats Larsson <> writes:

    Mats> The equivalent for XEmacs is pending-delete-mode. But I do
    Mats> wonder why hitting the Tab key doesn't replace the
    Mats> selection. Bug or feature?

Feature.  The idea is that TAB and LF (C-j) characters are generally
bound to formatting functions which manipulate leading whitespace,
rather than general text-changing functions.

This possibly should be customizable, but it's not obvious what
behavior would be least astonishing here.  :-)

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