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Re: [O] A Microsoftesque detail in org

From: Thomas S. Dye
Subject: Re: [O] A Microsoftesque detail in org
Date: Fri, 15 May 2015 10:27:09 -1000

I like this feature and hope that I can keep it by setting a variable if
changes are made.

All the best,

Titus von der Malsburg <address@hidden> writes:

> I fully agree with this, I find this “feature” very irritating.  There
> is a strong expectation that hitting enter inserts a line break
> at the position of the cursor.  Can we please stick to that?
> When I put the cursor in the middle of a word and press enter that also
> “breaks” the word.  Yet we would not prevent the user from doing this.
>   Titus
> On 2015-05-15 Fri 02:35, Jarmo Hurri wrote:
>> Greetings.
>> I was just amazed by the following detail in org. In the example below,
>> if my cursor is anywhere inside the word "Example", and I press Enter, a
>> new line will be inserted below, and the cursor will jump to the next
>> line. The location of the cursor inside the heading line is ignored, and
>> the heading line will not be broken.
>> # --------------------------------------------------------------------
>> * Example
>>   Some text.
>> # --------------------------------------------------------------------
>> This immediately reminded me of Microsoft products, where the software
>> tries to be too intelligent, thus making it harder for the user. In this
>> case, I needed to figure out that Ctrl-o is needed to break the line.
>> I would suggest that the original interpretation of Enter would not be
>> messed with. Messing with Alt-Enter and such is fine, but Enter, please
>> no.
>> Or?
>> Jarmo

Thomas S. Dye

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