3.10 Delete Selection

When in Delete Selection Mode, commands that insert text into the buffer first delete any selected text. Delete Selection Mode is a global editor setting. It is off by default with Emacs keys, and is on by default when using MacOS editor emulation.

Delete Selection Mode

Editor Command

Arguments: None
Key Sequence: None

Toggles Delete Selection Mode, switching it on if it is currently off, and off if it is currently on.

LispWorks Editor User Guide (Macintosh version) - 23 Mar 2005