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Re: pretend wrapped lines aren't

From: Kevin Rodgers
Subject: Re: pretend wrapped lines aren't
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2002 11:12:13 -0700

Dan Jacobson wrote:
> 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.

Back in 2000, several packages to do this were posted to gnu.emacs.sources 
with names like screen-lines.el, screenline.el, and screenmotion.el.

Kevin Rodgers <address@hidden>

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