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Is there a way of not deactivating the mark of a region after copying it to the clipboard? (I'm using Emacs 24.2.90 and Cua-mode.)

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Add the following in your initialization:

(setq cua-keep-region-after-copy t)
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Wow! That's perfect. Thanks! – NVaughan Dec 4 '12 at 20:12

You can get it back using C-x C-x

C-x C-x is bound to cua-exchange-point-and-mark. It will work only if the variable cua-enable-cua-keys is set to nil.

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You should provide the additional config which makes that work for you, because it's certainly not default cua-mode behaviour. – phils Dec 4 '12 at 9:59
    
Thanks phils. I added some info to my answer – Oleg Pavliv Dec 4 '12 at 10:16
    
Thanks, but I want to keep cua-mode. – NVaughan Dec 4 '12 at 15:27

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