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I'm using delete-selection-mode, and everything works fine when having an active region and typing or deleting. However, if I have an active region and then yank the region is not replaced. Instead the yanked text is simply inserted at point.

Is there any additional settings that I should use together with delete-selection-mode, or how do I make it replace the active region when yanking?

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