[OS X Emacs] Re: Switching to Aquamacs: Some Odd Issues with Faces

David Reitter david.reitter at gmail.com
Sun Jun 13 16:13:18 EDT 2010

On Jun 13, 2010, at 3:51 PM, Craig Finseth wrote:
>  Sorry, I wrote it wrong.
> C-space
> <move>
> C-W
> <move to new space>
> C-Y
> 	the mark is at the start, you are at the end
> C-X C-X	(my-exchange)
> 	you are at the start, the mark is at the end
> Now, type something: what you just yanked is deleted.

You never said anything about C-x C-x before.
This seems to be the correct behavior:

> ^X ^X runs the command exchange-point-and-mark, which is an
> interactive compiled Lisp function in `simple.el'.
> It is bound to ^X ^X.
> (exchange-point-and-mark &optional ARG)
> Put the mark where point is now, and point where the mark is now.
> This command works even when the mark is not active,
> and it reactivates the mark.
> If Transient Mark mode is on, a prefix ARG deactivates the mark
> if it is active, and otherwise avoids reactivating it.  If
> Transient Mark mode is off, a prefix ARG enables Transient Mark
> mode temporarily.

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