Electric C C Modes Other C Commands
When the hungry-delete feature is enabled (indicated by
/h' or `
/ah' in the mode line after the mode name), a single
DEL command deletes all preceding whitespace, not just one space.
To turn this feature on or off, use C-c C-d:
Toggle the hungry-delete feature (
Toggle the auto-newline and hungry-delete features, both at once
c-hungry-delete-key controls whether the
hungry-delete feature is enabled.