Emacs editing environment, Part 3, Advanced Emacs text operations

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Michael Stutz

Date archived: May 16, 2019 | First published: May 01, 2007

This tutorial, the third in a series, builds on what you've learned by taking you through a tour of some of the more advanced Emacs features for text operations. You get a hands-on demonstration of advanced editing techniques, including how to perform a recursive edit, mark and use rectangles of text, and handle complex selection techniques using the kill ring and the secondary selection.

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