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bug#3454: <SPC> when reading the emacs manual sometimes goes to the wron
bug#3454: <SPC> when reading the emacs manual sometimes goes to the wrong node
Thu, 04 Jun 2009 12:06:12 -0400
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.94 (gnu/linux)
>> This is not a bug: SPC does _not_ necessarily go to the Next node;
>> instead, it traverses the nodes as a tree: if there is a menu in the
>> current node, it takes you to the first menu item of that menu.
> Thanks for the quick response :-)
> I see what my problem was now. Each item listed in the Index is a
> subnode of the Index. So pressing <SPC> at the bottom of the Index
> page will take me to the first item listed in the Index. I was
> expecting it to take me to the Next node in the manual, since I didn't
> realize that the index entries were considered subnodes.
Actually I think that SPC's behavior in index nodes is wrong.
Basically, SPC currently presumes that info nodes linked by menus form
a tree, and it is mostly true, but not for index menus.