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From: "Gustav Wikström" <gustav.erik@gmail.com>
To: James Harkins <jamshark70@gmail.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.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: <87r4wqwp95.wl%jamshark70@dewdrop-world.net>

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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 <jamshark70@gmail.com> 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
>
>
> --
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>
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  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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