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From: James Harkins <jamshark70@gmail.com>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Too clumsy to promote/demote a region by multiple levels
Date: Sun, 18 Mar 2012 11:40:22 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87r4wqwp95.wl%jamshark70@dewdrop-world.net> (raw)

Is there a reason why M-left and M-right (promote/demote tree headings) deactivate the selected region?

That is, if I use C-space and move the point to select a number of headings, and I want to demote them by three levels, currently after hitting M-right, the region goes away -- so I actually have to do

C-space (move the point) M-right
C-space (move the point) M-right
C-space (move the point) M-right

But I would like to be able to do

C-space (move the point) M-right M-right M-right

Is this possible?

I know that if there is no freestanding text underneath the headings, I could use C-x r t to add more *'s, but that breaks in a region where one or more lines are not headings.

I tried (on a whim) C-u 3 M-right, but the universal argument is ignored here.


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             reply	other threads:[~2012-03-18  3:40 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-03-18  3:40 James Harkins [this message]
2012-03-18  7:52 ` Gustav Wikström
2012-03-18 10:43 ` Jonas Hörsch

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