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4.2.2 Marking

Emacs mark is referred to in the region specifiers r and R. See Emacs Preliminaries, and See Basics, for explanation. Also see Mark, for an explanation of the Emacs mark ring.

m<a-z>
Mark the current file and position with the specified letter.
m .
Set the Emacs mark (see Emacs Preliminaries) at point.
m ^
Set the Emacs mark (see Emacs Preliminaries) back to where it was last set with the m. command. This is useful when you set the mark with m., but then some other command (such as L or G) changes it in a way that you didn't like.
m <
Set the Emacs mark at beginning of buffer.
m >
Set the Emacs mark at end of buffer.
m ,
Jump to the Emacs mark.
:mark <char>
Mark position with text marker named <char>. This is an Ex command.
:k <char>
Same as :mark.
``
Exchange point and mark.
''
Exchange point and mark and go to the first CHAR on line.
'<a-z>
Go to specified Viper mark.
`<a-z>
Go to specified Viper mark and go to the first CHAR on line.