Commit e59c4233 authored by Chong Yidong's avatar Chong Yidong
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Edits to Persistent Mark node.

* mark.texi (Persistent Mark): Copyedits.  Replace undo example with
query-replace (Bug#5774).
parent 8afe2ec6
2010-04-06 Chong Yidong <cyd@stupidchicken.com>
* mark.texi (Persistent Mark): Copyedits. Replace undo example with
query-replace (Bug#5774).
2010-03-30 Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org>
* mule.texi (Input Methods): Mention "C-x 8 RET" and add a
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......@@ -387,10 +387,10 @@ Mark}), or with shift-selection (@pxref{Shift Selection}).
@findex transient-mark-mode
To turn off Transient Mark mode, type @kbd{M-x transient-mark-mode}.
This command toggles the mode; you can use the same command to turn
Transient Mark mode on again. You can also turn off Transient Mark
mode using the menu bar: in the @samp{Options} menu, toggle the
@samp{Active Region Highlighting} menu item.
This command toggles the mode; you can use the same command to turn it
on again. You can also toggle Transient Mark mode using the
@samp{Active Region Highlighting} menu item in the @samp{Options}
menu.
Here are the details of how Emacs behaves when Transient Mark mode
is off:
......@@ -415,13 +415,12 @@ Many commands that move point long distances, like @kbd{M-<} and
@kbd{C-s}, first set the mark where point was.
@item
Some commands, which ordinarily operate on the region when the mark is
active, instead act on the entire buffer. For instance, @kbd{C-x u}
normally reverses changes within the region if the mark is active;
when Transient Mark mode is off, it acts on the entire buffer.
However, you can type @kbd{C-u C-x u} to make it operate on the
region. @xref{Undo}. Other commands that act this way are identified
in their own documentation.
Some commands, which ordinarily act on the region when the mark is
active, no longer do so. For example, normally @kbd{M-%}
(@code{query-replace}) performs replacements within the region, if the
mark is active. When Transient Mark mode is off, it always operates
from point to the end of the buffer. Commands that act this way are
identified in their own documentation.
@end itemize
While Transient Mark mode is off, you can activate it temporarily
......@@ -437,9 +436,9 @@ command twice.)
@item C-u C-x C-x
@kindex C-u C-x C-x
Activate the mark without changing it; enable Transient Mark mode just
once, until the mark is deactivated. (This is the @kbd{C-x C-x}
command, @code{exchange-point-and-mark}, with a prefix argument.)
Activate the mark and enable Transient Mark mode temporarily, until
the mark is next deactivated. (This is the @kbd{C-x C-x} command,
@code{exchange-point-and-mark}, with a prefix argument.)
@end table
These commands set or activate the mark, and enable Transient Mark
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