I have this text
1 A 2 B 3 C
I want to remove the first column to make it
A B C
Ok so I need to make a rectangle. Reading about rectangles I see
"To specify a rectangle for a command to work on, set the mark at one corner and point at the opposite corner. The rectangle thus specified is called the region-rectangle. If point and the mark are in the same column, the region-rectangle is empty. If they are in the same line, the region-rectangle is one line high."
I go to line 1 column 1 and set the mark with C-SPC. I go to the end of the rectangle at line 3 column 2 (to include column 1 only). Then I do C-w. It kills everything up to C:
Obviously it included columns 2 and 3. How to prevent this and only select column 1?