Yanking means getting back text which was killed. Some systems call this “pasting”. The usual way to move or copy text is to kill it and then yank it one or more times.
Yank last killed text (
Replace re-inserted killed text with the previously killed text
Save region as last killed text without actually killing it
Append next kill to last batch of killed text (
|• Kill Ring:||Where killed text is stored. Basic yanking.|
|• Appending Kills:||Several kills in a row all yank together.|
|• Earlier Kills:||Yanking something killed some time ago.|