Question about usage of C-number and M-number
zevlg at yandex.ru
Tue Nov 2 01:13:15 EST 2004
"Ben Wing" <ben at 666.com> writes:
> I have made up some very useful functions which make it easy to cut and
> paste to registers. The idea is that C-num copies text to the specified
> register and M-num pastes the text. C-M-num appends to a register, and
> adding S- to either C- or C-M- cuts instead of copying.
> I've written these so that the use of C-num does not interfere with its use
> for digit-argument, since it only takes effect when a region is active.
> I'm thinking of putting these into XEmacs, but I want to know:
> Do people tend to use C-num or M-num for digit-argument? I can revise the
> keybindings so that either one remains, but I'd like to know current
If it will be arranged as registers-minor-mode it will not interfere
Using C-num, M-num saves keystrokes, so i think people use them. For
example activate region and `M-8 0 M-q', or `C-M-SPC' and then `C-3
C-M-SPC', and many others examples.
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