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Re: Info enhancements

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: Info enhancements
Date: 03 Dec 2003 01:33:26 +0100
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Juri Linkov <address@hidden> writes:

> - don't hide the newline (with following whitespace) in references when
>   Info-hide-note-references is t.  This fixes the problem where hidden
>   newlines cause too long (and truncated) lines.

I think that change is ok.

> - don't hide the name of external Info file in references in case
>   when Info-hide-note-references is t and references lead outside
>   the current Info file.  It's important for user to know about
>   such situation.

That is a sensible change.

> - don't insert the text "See" instead of "Note" because inserting a
>   new text in Info buffer breaks the stored point positions. This bug
>   can be observed by calling `Info-last', `Info-search' where point is
>   moved with some offset to its correct position (the offset is the sum
>   of lengths of strings "See" inserted in the buffer above the point).

I don't see how this is "fixing a bug"...

Isn't there a way to generate the correct positions some other way?

Or you could add a suitable number of invisible space after each "see".

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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