Took too long to find this. for some reason pending-del *doesn't*
install when emerging xemacs. BUT, you can emerge it after, "emerge
`turn-on-pending-delete' is an interactive autoloaded Lisp function
-- autoloads from "pending-del"
Turn on pending delete minor mode unconditionally.
so I suggest reading the pending-del package. M-x locate-library RET
Adrian Aichner Jan 13 2002, 2:01 pm show options
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Date: 13 Jan 2002 20:00:50 +0100
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Subject: Re: Auto-delete-selection??
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>>>>> "John" == John Davin <jda...@andrew.cmu.edu> writes:
John> Hi, sorry if this is a stupid question but I haven't been
John> able to find a solution on the web.
I'm trying to turn on Auto-delete-selection in xemacs 21.4 I
have done this before in xemacs 21.1 but it is different in
John> 21.4. In the Options menu under Keyboard+Mouse it says
John> "Delete Key Deletes Selection" which sounds like what I want
but the option is grayed out and won't let me select it. I
Ergo, you see to be missing the "pc" XEmacs package.
Install it and live happily ever after.