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Re: $EDITOR to open at file end?


From: Philipp Stephani
Subject: Re: $EDITOR to open at file end?
Date: Thu, 05 Mar 2015 07:59:34 +0000

Bob Proulx <address@hidden> schrieb am Do., 5. März 2015 um 08:29 Uhr:

> With "the other editor" I can set editor to be "vi + file" and when
> opening the file it will automatically jump to the end of the file.
> With less there is "less +G file" and it will jump to the end of the
> file.  (And also "less +/PATTERN" is useful too.)
>
>     +[num]      For the first file the cursor will be positioned on line
>                 "num".   If "num" is missing, the cursor will be positioned
>                 on the last line.
>
> For emacs however there is only:
>
>        +number Go to the line specified  by number (do not insert a
>                space between the "+" sign and the number).  This
>                applies only to the next file specified.
>

It shouldn't be too hard to add the vi behavior to startup.el. That won't
solve your current problem, but it would at least obviate the need for
workarounds in the future.


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