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From: Kyle Meyer <kyle@kyleam.com>
To: Oorja Sandhu <oorja.sandhu@inoutbox.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Bug: table header line mode causes next-line to reach beginning of line
Date: Sat, 17 Apr 2021 15:13:17 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87pmyslo6q.fsf@kyleam.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1b8b1a96-149e-4409-9738-fc45fad3a604@www.fastmail.com>

Oorja Sandhu writes:

> 3. M-x org-table-header-line-mode
> 4. Resize emacs window very small such that horizontal as well as
> vertical scrolling is required to see it fully.
> Otherwise, add rows and columns in the org table in the file such that
> it exceeds window size both vertically and horizontally. This is not a
> useless example because the header line mode is most useful when you
> have a big table and heading scrolls off your visible window.
> 5. Go to end of line in a row in the table when the header line
> overlay is active.
> 6. Press C-n  (or down arrow) twice
> Observation : cursor is at the beginning-of-line
> Expected : cursor should remain at the same column as earlier

Thanks for the report and the clear steps to reproduce the issue.

> =========
> My unsuccessful code analysis, if anyone is interested :
> There is a post command hook to update the overlay of table
> header. This includes the function "beginning-of-line". In more recent
> versions of org, it is (move-beginning-of-line 2).
> But all instances of "beginning-of-line" or "move-beginning-of-line"
> are wrapped in "save-excursion".. In fact if I invoke
> (org-table-header-set-header) instead of C-n, the cursor does not go
> to beginning of line.

Yes, it looks like the issue is that the movement in
org-table-header-set-header resets temporary-goal-column to 0, messing
with the logic in line-move-1.  This should be fixed by f12ca1a56.

      reply	other threads:[~2021-04-17 19:15 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 2+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-17 16:45 Oorja Sandhu
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