In this weeks segment on Emacs wizardry let’s learn some of the basic commands for working with regions of text so you can move around your Emacs region faster than Blackberry’s are forgotten about.
|[email protected] or C-SPACE
||Mark the beginning (or end) of a region.
||Exchange location of cursor and mark.
|C-w or SHIFT-DELETE
||Delete the region
|C-y or SHIFT-INSERT
||Paste most recently killed or copied text.
|ESC-w or C-INSERT
||Copy the region.
||After C-y, pastes earlier deletion.