[OS X Emacs] Aquamacs Cursor movement and word wrapping: C-e, C-a, C-n, C-p

Art Werschulz agw at comcast.net
Thu Apr 22 19:06:02 EDT 2010


On Apr 22, 2010, at 6:54 PM, David Reitter wrote:

> Dear Aquamacs users,
> in future versions of Aquamacs, would you like the C-e, C-a, C-n, C-p move according to buffer lines, or according to visual lines?  Note that these are different things when soft word wrapping is turned on. 
> In such a case, if they moved by buffer lines, then C-a would move to the beginning of the paragraph (i.e. the long buffer line that is displayed wrapped), and analogously for the other key commands.
> It may be less surprising for people if C-e, C-a, C-n, C-p acted on visually displayed lines.
> We can then provide extra bindings for the buffer lines, probably C-E, C-A, C-N, C-P.
> Your input would be appreciated.

I would prefer these keys to retain their current meanings (i.e., buffer lines).  The upper-case version could move according to visual lines.  Perhaps provide an easy way to toggle these settings.

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