[OS X Emacs] column editing

Jochen Küpper kuepper.jochen at googlemail.com
Wed Nov 19 15:04:41 EST 2008

On 19.11.2008, at 20:14, juan restrepo wrote:

> ...tried to find the commands that allow one to copy and paste,
> for example, a multi-column ascii file, as one could do with awk.
> Is it still possible to do this in aquamacs?
> Could someone tell me the commands to swipe/yank/replace columns or
> portions thereof, or suggest what pages to look at for these commands?

Everything possible... In Emacspeak this is called "rectangle".
For a start, run M-x apropos RET rectangle RET

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