[OS X Emacs] column editing

juan restrepo juan.m.restrepo at gmail.com
Wed Nov 19 15:41:57 EST 2008

ah! thanks Jochem and Nathaniel!

looks like the tradition of gnu continues...Emacsspeak! it turns out that I
had forgotten
that the old commands were rectangle....


On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 1:04 PM, Jochen Küpper <
kuepper.jochen at googlemail.com> wrote:

> 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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