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Re: Native display of line numbers

From: Filipe Silva
Subject: Re: Native display of line numbers
Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:10:58 -0300

when deleting 9 lines below with d9j, vim works in terms of visual lines.

so if you have, between those visual lines, a line that represents a collapsed org-mode buffer that has a thousand lines beneath it, it would kill those lines in the process.

That's what I'd expect. I'm killing what I'm seeing. I know that it is a collapsed org-mode buffer bullet. I'm deleting 9 lines below of the current line. I want that org-mode buffer collapsed buffer to be killed to.

If you want to delete the real lines, just expand the bullet.

as I said, you can see that this is hugely powerful.

On Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 1:27 PM, Yuri Khan <address@hidden> wrote:
On Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 10:02 PM, Filipe Silva <address@hidden> wrote:

> Vim implements relative line numbers in a way that the "relativity" aspect
> is based on the visible lines of the buffer.

> Why this is useful? because it gives vim/evil-mode users the power to
> rapidly move through the visible lines in the window. If I want to jump to a
> line in the buffer that I'm interested in, I just have to take a peek at the
> relative number and then I know what to do. I just: 9k, to jump 9 lines
> down. This is actually super powerful.

What about deleting 9 lines? Does deletion work in terms of visual or
logical lines in vim?

In Emacs, as far as I can tell, visual line movement only affects
movement, killing still works by logical lines.

That may mean you’d need relative visual line numbers when you are
going to press a movement (<up>/<down>/C-n/C-p) key, and relative
logical line numbers when you are going to press a kill-line key
(<C-S-backspace> or C-k).

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