From: "Gustav Wikström" <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: James Harkins <email@example.com> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: Too clumsy to promote/demote a region by multiple levels Date: Sun, 18 Mar 2012 08:52:03 +0100 [thread overview] Message-ID: <CA+SyOP8Bb07SjnObF_05PZwptXU=gYwFRgPLw_+PVOanzRYUwQ@mail.gmail.com> (raw) In-Reply-To: <email@example.com> [-- Attachment #1: Type: text/plain, Size: 1432 bytes --] Hi! Have you tried to use S-M-left and S-M-right? I't doesn't work with regions but it works for a heading and all its subheadings at the same time. /Gustav On Sun, Mar 18, 2012 at 4:40 AM, James Harkins <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > 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. > > Thanks, > James > > > -- > James Harkins /// dewdrop world > email@example.com > http://www.dewdrop-world.net > > "Come said the Muse, > Sing me a song no poet has yet chanted, > Sing me the universal." -- Whitman > > blog: http://www.dewdrop-world.net/words > audio clips: http://www.dewdrop-world.net/audio > more audio: http://soundcloud.com/dewdrop_world/tracks > > [-- Attachment #2: Type: text/html, Size: 2153 bytes --]
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2012-03-18 7:52 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2012-03-18 3:40 James Harkins 2012-03-18 7:52 ` Gustav Wikström [this message] 2012-03-18 10:43 ` Jonas Hörsch
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