From: "Daniel Martins" <email@example.com>
To: Carsten Dominik <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: emacs-orgmode <email@example.com>,
Rustom Mody <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: structure editing in brainstorming mode
Date: Wed, 31 Dec 2008 11:33:49 -0200 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <email@example.com> (raw)
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I wish you a (transient-mark-mode -1) and a happy new year :-) ???
May your transition into the next year be highlighted ???
(setq happy-new-year t)
2008/12/31 Carsten Dominik <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> On Dec 31, 2008, at 12:36 PM, Daniel Clemente wrote:
>> Thanks. But I had to turn on transient mark mode for it to work.
>>>> Intended behavior I guess?
>>> Yes. Everybody should turn it on. Why would you not?
>> Why „should" everyone use transient mark mode? Not everyone has to like
>> that setting, and some may prefer to work without it.
>> I myself find it confusing because when I set the mark, I want just to
>> mark that point for later use (to jump quickly there, for instance).
>> transient-mark-mode assumes that I always want to *start a region*, which is
>> not true.
>> I also like to select text without highlighting; it is less distracting
>> and more readable.
>> I wish you a (transient-mark-mode -1) and a happy new year :-)
> OK, point taken. I hardly ever use the mark as a jumping point.
> When I need to remember a position, most of the time I split the
> window, go to where I want momentarily in the new window, and
> then close that window again.
> I thought that transient-mark-mode was the only way to make use
> of commands that automatically use the region if one is active.
> But because of your mail, I went back to the Emacs manual and
> learned about the Momentary Mark, which is
> transient-transient-mark-mode, sort of. Pretty nice, this is
> a viable alternative to turning on transient-mark-mode, so viable
> that I am now considering turning off transient-mark-mode :-)
> OK, rephrase:
> To use region-sensitive commands, everybody should either
> turn on transient-mark-mode, or learn about the momentary mark.
> May your transition into the next year be highlighted.
> - Carsten
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next prev parent reply other threads:[~2008-12-31 13:33 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2008-12-29 5:58 structure editing in brainstorming mode Rustom Mody
2008-12-29 12:51 ` Matthew Lundin
2008-12-30 23:55 ` Carsten Dominik
2008-12-31 6:04 ` Rustom Mody
2008-12-31 8:07 ` Carsten Dominik
2008-12-31 11:36 ` Daniel Clemente
2008-12-31 13:28 ` Carsten Dominik
2008-12-31 13:33 ` Daniel Martins [this message]
2009-01-01 6:42 ` Rustom Mody
2009-01-01 8:58 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-01-01 22:53 ` Matthew Lundin
2008-12-29 16:36 ` Bernt Hansen
2008-12-29 17:15 ` Nick Dokos
2008-12-30 0:50 ` Olaf Dietsche
2008-12-30 14:11 ` Rustom Mody
2008-12-31 0:23 ` Carsten Dominik
[not found] <200812291702.mBTH2sVD004384@bp34.u.washington.edu>
2008-12-29 19:44 ` Scott Otterson
2008-12-29 20:10 ` Matthew Lundin
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