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From: Lambert, David W (S&T)
Subject: omission
Date: Wed, 02 Nov 2005 11:34:53 -0500

To: address@hidden
Subject: field omission
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In GNU Emacs 20.7.1 (alphaev6-dec-osf5.1, X toolkit)
 of Mon Sep 24 2001 on faster.corning.com

Please describe exactly what actions triggered the bug
and the precise symptoms of the bug:


It seems  to me that  the emacs distribution should  provide analogous
motion/deletion  (etceteras)  commands  to forward-char  backward-char
(etceteras) with  "field" substituted for "char".   These should split
in the  same way that the emacs  sorter does, or perhaps  as does gawk
with a programable split pattern.  For my use "field" is just about
always equal to or preferable to "word".

Thanks, David Lambert.
address@hidden


Recent input:
C-f C-f C-f C-f C-f C-f C-a switch-frame g C-h i C-x 
k return C-h a f i e l d return C-x o C-n C-n C-n C-n 
C-n C-n C-n C-x k return C-x o C-x 1 C-h C-g C-h a 
b u g return C-x o C-n C-n C-n C-n C-n C-n C-n C-n 
C-n C-n C-n C-n C-n C-n C-n C-s r e p o r t C-s C-s 
C-s C-s C-s C-s C-s C-s C-s C-a C-SPC ESC f ESC f ESC 
f C-a C-x C-x C-3 ESC d C-x k return ESC x C-y ret
urn

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