is an alias for `delete-backward-char
' in `
Delete the previous N
characters (following if N
If Transient Mark mode is enabled, the mark is active, and N
delete the text in the region and deactivate the mark instead.
To disable this, set option `delete-active-region' to nil.
Optional second arg KILLFLAG
, if non-nil, means to kill (save in
kill ring) instead of delete. Interactively, N
is the prefix
arg, and KILLFLAG
is set if N
is explicitly specified.
In Overwrite mode, single character backward deletion may replace
tabs with spaces so as to back over columns, unless point is at
the end of the line.