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How to delete a long region by setting a mark and then searching for the location of the end of the region?

I have a long document. I placed two unique identifiers, in the form of short strings of printable English letter, in two positions in the document. The identifiers are far apart. My task is to delete ...
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vlf-mode, delete up to end of file

I am viewing a large file (512 MB) with vlf-mode. How can I delete from a point of the file to the end? The standard approach of selecting the text from a point to the end and then deleting it does ...
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What is causing `delete-trailing-whitespace`?

In some buffers (e.g. diff buffers) the trailing whitespace is essential to the format and must be preserved. What is causing Emacs to invoke delete-trailing-whitespace whenever I save the buffer? ...