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Re: pretend wrapped lines aren't


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: pretend wrapped lines aren't
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2002 11:06:09 +0200

> From: Dan Jacobson <address@hidden>
> Newsgroups: gnu.emacs.bug
> Date: 22 Feb 2002 04:55:22 +0800
> 
> I am editing a file with lines oh, 300 characters long, thus wrapped
> several times on the screen.   I must maintain this format, but I want
> to use the familiar ^P ^N and up and down arrows keys to navigate
> around the screen in a what you see is what you get fashion,
> pretending that the lines aren't wrapped, e.g. ^P will take me to the
> character directly above on the screen, even though I might only be
> moving 80 chars leftwards on the same line in reality.  I wonder if
> emacs has a mode to allow us to fool ourselves thusly, if we wish.

No, there is no such mode at this time.  The only option you have is
to turn on truncate-lines and use the automatic horizontal scrolling.

(Btw, I think such questions belong to gnu.emacs.help, not to this
news group, since you are not reporting a bug.)



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