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bug#31666: Bad interaction between visual-line-mode and wrap-prefix on l
bug#31666: Bad interaction between visual-line-mode and wrap-prefix on long lines
Fri, 01 Jun 2018 11:44:57 +0300
> From: Stephen Berman <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden
> Date: Fri, 01 Jun 2018 10:00:52 +0200
> > It will also have a nasty (IMO) effect, whereby adding or removing a
> > character to the "bbb..." part will make the display change between
> > this:
> > aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
> > bbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb
> > and this:
> > aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa bbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb
> > This will cause all the rest of the text below this line to scroll up
> > or down,
> But this is what already happens with visual-line-mode enabled...
> > which will require us to disable several redisplay
> > optimizations when just one character is inserted/deleted.
> ...or have I misunderstood what you're referring to?
Currently, it happens only when a line becomes continued from
non-continued. With the above proposal, it will happen even when the
line already was continued.
> > The usual way of handling these situations is to turn on
> > truncate-lines. Any reasons why you don't do that in that mode?
> > Especially since we now have horizontal scrolling of just the current
> > line?
> I would find it more inconvenient to scroll to see the whole item.
Emacs hsrcolls automatically, as you no doubt know.
Anyway, that was only a suggestion.