Commit 702b10e1 authored by Chong Yidong's avatar Chong Yidong
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* mark.texi (Mark): Mention disabling Transient Mark mode.

parent 0fcca8ee
2009-05-28 Chong Yidong <>
* mark.texi (Mark): Clarify introduction.
* mark.texi (Mark): Clarify introduction. Mention disabling Transient
Mark mode.
(Using Region, Persistent Mark): Use "active mark" instead of "active
......@@ -24,6 +24,11 @@ automatically @dfn{deactivates} the mark; this turns off the
highlighting. You can also explicitly deactivate the mark at any
time, by typing @kbd{C-g} (@pxref{Quitting}).
This default behavior of the mark is known as Transient Mark mode.
Disabling Transient Mark mode switches Emacs to an alternative
behavior, in which the mark is always active, which was the default
prior to Emacs 23. @xref{Persistent Mark}.
@vindex highlight-nonselected-windows
Setting the mark in one buffer has no effect on the marks in other
buffers. When you return to a buffer with an active mark, the mark is
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