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Re: [Nano-devel] going up and down through apparent lines when softwrap
Re: [Nano-devel] going up and down through apparent lines when softwrap is on
Fri, 28 Feb 2014 01:35:16 -0500
On 27 February 2014 18:57, Chris Allegretta <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 2/27/14, Benno Schulenberg <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Three years ago Noé Falzon posted a patch to make nano's cursor
>> move up and down through *apparent* lines instead of logical lines.
>> The patch still applies fine and the result works for me.
>> I like this functionality and would like to make this change.
>> Any comments, objections, amendments?
> I hate to say it but I feel like that sort of change should be behind
> a flag/rc option, since it's not always visually easy to tell that a
> soft-wrapped line is soft-wrapped, and an easy way to find out for
> sure is to go to the line above/below. I expect the current behavior
> and vim/emacs also seem to work this way by default.
Agreed. I expect up/down to function according to actual lines, not
apparent lines. I don't oppose an option to change this.