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Re: cutting and copying and pasting in emacs.

Mat> Hi all.  I ran into a slight difficulty.  In emacs, i realise you
Mat> can do C-w and C-SPC to cut tetxt from a buffer which can then be
Mat> yanked into a buffer with C-Y.  However, if you are reviewing a
Mat> buffer that is read only, you cannot grab the text out in this
Mat> way.  So is there a command in emacs which allows you to copy a
Mat> block rather than cut it.  Thanks.  Mat.

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