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Re: pretend wrapped lines aren't

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: pretend wrapped lines aren't
Date: 22 Feb 2002 11:48:32 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.2.50

>>>>> "Dan" == Dan Jacobson <address@hidden> writes:
> 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.

Look for screenlines.el (I hope I got the name right).
It's not bundled with Emacs, tho.


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