Commit 308d5410 authored by Xue Fuqiao's avatar Xue Fuqiao

Document `rectangle-mark-mode'.

* doc/emacs/mark.texi (Mark):
* doc/emacs/killing.texi (Rectangles): Document `rectangle-mark-mode'.

* etc/NEWS: Related edit.
parent d2b94b15
2014-03-02 Xue Fuqiao <>
* mark.texi (Mark):
* killing.texi (Rectangles): Document `rectangle-mark-mode'.
2014-03-01 Glenn Morris <>
* search.texi (Query Replace): Mention search-invisible.
......@@ -839,6 +839,13 @@ rectangle shifts right.
@code{string-rectangle}, but inserts the string on each line,
shifting the original text to the right.
@findex rectangle-mark-mode
@cindex rectangular region
The command @kbd{C-x SPC} (@code{rectangle-mark-mode}) makes a
@dfn{rectangular region}. It is a new feature introduced in GNU Emacs
24.4, and most commands now are still unaware of it, but kill and yank
(@pxref{Killing}) do work on the rectangle.
@node CUA Bindings
@section CUA Bindings
@findex cua-mode
......@@ -43,6 +43,9 @@ Ordinarily, only the selected window highlights its region; however,
if the variable @code{highlight-nonselected-windows} is
non-@code{nil}, each window highlights its own region.
There is another kind of region: the ``rectangular region''.
* Setting Mark:: Commands to set the mark.
* Marking Objects:: Commands to put region around textual units.
......@@ -371,6 +371,7 @@ conventions. To use it, add it to the `fill-nobreak-predicate' hook.
** Uniquify is enabled by default, with `post-forward-angle-brackets' style.
** New command `C-x SPC' (`rectangle-mark-mode') makes a rectangular region.
Most commands are still unaware of it, but kill/yank do work on the rectangle.
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