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Re: Scroll lock

From: Juanma Barranquero
Subject: Re: Scroll lock
Date: Mon, 4 Jul 2005 15:25:02 +0200

On 7/4/05, Ralf Angeli <address@hidden> wrote:

> Attached you can find the current version of scroll-lock.el which will
> keep point horizontally fixed (as far as possible) for line- and
> paragraph-based scrolling.  This could be extended to page-based
> scrolling (`C-v', `M-v') and be made configurable if necessary.

I've tested it with `scroll-preserve-screen-position' set to t and I
find the cursor movement weird (to my tastes, not as a general comment

With `scroll-preserve-screen-position' set to 'always I like it more,
but the fact is: you've designed a very nice scrolling package. What
I'm talking about is not scrolling. I want to move the cursor normally
on forward- and backward-char, but I want it to remember where it is
so scroll-up/down (and perhaps forward/backward-paragraph) can return
to it exactly.

There's quite overlap between what you've done and what I'd like to
have. Perhaps it's only a question of adding commands for
scroll-up/down and making it configurable, as you propose, so I can
have those without having to activate scroll-lock mode (which I would
do, *when* I want a full scroll-lock mode, to read etc/NEWS for


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