Questions tagged [kill-ring]

The kill ring is a global list of blocks of text that were previously copied or moved from buffers.

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What is the distinction between copying text between a region BEG/END, and copying a region?

I was trying to add a custom functionality when using C-u before the "copying" command or kill-ring-save. So I jumped into the source code (pasted below for convenience) to examine what it originally ...
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string-rectangle command pollutes kill-ring after upgrade to Emacs 25

In Emacs 24 I used to have a workflow for inserting a string into multiple lines at once: Go to the desired position in the first line. Press C-Space to place the mark. Go to the last line (while ...
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Launch functions one after another

I wrote a function that pastes in the currently selected color from the palette to the buffer: (defun palette-paste-in-current-color () (interactive) (cua-paste (palette-current-rgb-to-kill-ring))...
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comment-kill for entire region

Is there a similar command to comment-kill that kills all comments in a given region and saves them to the kill ring?
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Unable to run browse-kill-ring

After installing the browse-kill-ring package under Emacs 24.5.1, I get the following error when running the browse-kill-ring command: font-lock-set-defaults: Wrong type argument: symbolp, (font-...
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helm-show-kill-ring disregards the selection

When I select entries (with C-<SPACE>) in helm-show-kill-ring and press either Enter or F1, it disregards the selection and yanks the entry currently under cursor. Why would this be the case and ...
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Wanted: vim-like paste behavior from browse-kill-ring

When using the browse-kill-ring package to insert some text from the kill ring, the text always gets inserted before point. This is not intuitive to vim users who are used to pasted text being ...
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Kill ring not synchronizing with clipboard in Windows

I have been using Emacs 24 on Windows 7 for almost a year without any issues. But recently, kill-ring in my Emacs has stopped synchronizing with clipboard (actually whatever I copy from within Emacs ...