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Re: fringe bugs and issues (and a couple display margin bugs)


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: fringe bugs and issues (and a couple display margin bugs)
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2002 00:26:15 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.090005 (Oort Gnus v0.05) Emacs/21.2.50 (ia64-suse-linux)

Alveola Petrofsky <address@hidden> writes:

|> address@hidden (Richard Stallman) writes:
|> > 
|> >     It should be possible to get the emacs 20 behavior of not
|> >     continuing the line, and placing the cursor in the fringe when
|> >     point is at the end of such a line.
|> > 
|> > This must be a misunderstanding, because Emacs has never done this.
|> 
|> By "fringe", I meant the column containing continuation marks.  Since
|> at least version 18, emacs has put the cursor in that column if you
|> are at the end of a line whose display width is equal to the width of
|> the rest of the window.  The line is not continued.  This is a special
|> case: for other line lengths, shorter or longer, the cursor is not
|> placed in the continuation mark column for any of the line's buffer
|> postions.

It's the same on X, except that now we have the fringes, no
continuation/truncation marker is put in the last column of the text area
any more.

Andreas.

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