How to type S-LEFT during the transient mode after
C-x <TAB> (
Particularly, I am after this command
This command is used to change the indentation of all lines that begin in the region, moving the affected lines as a rigid unit. If called with no argument, the command activates a transient mode for adjusting the indentation of the affected lines interactively. While this transient mode is active, typing
<RIGHT>indents leftward and rightward, respectively, by one space. You can also type
S-<RIGHT>to indent leftward or rightward to the next tab stop (see Tab Stops). Typing any other key disables the transient mode, and resumes normal editing.
In the above example is
S - <LEFT> preceded by C- x ?
Particularly, the steps I follow:
- Select the text
- Type C-X
- Type Shift - left arrow (is it indifferent whether to type left or right shift?)
The result is some other window opened, e.g. scratch and no indentation done. The key combination thus obtained is C-x right