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Re: buff-menu.el header line

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: buff-menu.el header line
Date: Fri, 19 Nov 2004 01:40:07 +0100
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Luc Teirlinck <address@hidden> writes:

> The use of the intangibility property in this instance is
> inappropriate, because it has absolutely no benefit whatsoever to the
> user and has several negative consequences.  One of the main reasons
> to set `buffer-menu-use-header-line' to nil is to be able to move into
> that text.  But this is exactly what the intangibility property wants
> to prevent.  Why?  If the user does C-f at the beginning of a buffer,
> it is with the purpose of moving to the right, not to move to the
> third line.  The latter behavior is extremely surprising (and undesirable).

It would also be nice to be able to move into the header and invoke the
"sort by" function by typing RET on it.


Andreas Schwab, SuSE Labs, address@hidden
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