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From: Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com>
To: Rudi Schlatte <rudi@constantly.at>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: org-beginning-of-line vs visual-line-mode
Date: Tue, 7 Jul 2009 15:14:57 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <9DF73E57-8B78-4D8C-BF67-ECEF11C57C73@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <9749AD05-D300-4EA2-A877-F799898A2461@constantly.at>

Hi Rudi,

I have applied your patch.
I agree that it is too small to cause copyright problems.


- Carsten

On Jul 7, 2009, at 3:01 PM, Rudi Schlatte wrote:

> On 06.07.2009, at 17:49, Carsten Dominik wrote:
>> On Jul 6, 2009, at 12:06 PM, Rudi Schlatte wrote:
>>> Greetings,
>>> I run emacs cvs head and the org-mode that is bundled with it.   
>>> Visual-line-mode is turned on.
>>> The display part of visual-line-mode (breaking long lines into  
>>> paragraphs visually) works as expected, but C-a (org-beginning-of- 
>>> line) jumps to the start of the paragraph (i.e. start of the  
>>> "physical" line).  It would be nice if C-a jumped to the beginning  
>>> of the screen line.
>>> Cheers, and thanks for an excellent tool for writing!
>> You can get back the emacs 23 way of doing things with
>> (add-hook 'org-mode-hook
>> (lambda ()
>>   (define-key org-mode-map "\C-a" 'move-beginning-of-line)
>>   (define-key org-mode-map "\C-a" 'move-end-of-line)))
>> I personally don't like visual line mode at all, because much
>> of what I am doing is line-based stuff (source code, for example,
>> or headlines in Org), and I want these commands to got to
>> syntactic positions, not visual positions that depend on the
>> width of my window.
> Thanks for the quick reply!  Fwiw, I agree about the drawbacks of  
> visual-line-mode, but somewhat to my surprise I found that I like it  
> in text modes, so I turn it on conditionally in text-mode-hook.
> On the other hand, I use org-special-ctrl-a/e as well.  So I hacked  
> in treatment of line-move-visual at the beginnings of org-{beginning| 
> end}-of-line (sorry no unified diff, just pasted the function  
> beginnings):
> (defun org-beginning-of-line (&optional arg)
>  "Go to the beginning of the current line.  If that is invisible,  
> continue
> to a visible line beginning.  This makes the function of C-a more  
> intuitive.
> If this is a headline, and `org-special-ctrl-a/e' is set, ignore  
> tags on the
> first attempt, and only move to after the tags when the cursor is  
> already
> beyond the end of the headline."
>  (interactive "P")
>  (let ((pos (point)) refpos)
>    (if line-move-visual
>        (beginning-of-visual-line 1)
>        (beginning-of-line 1))
>    (if (and arg (fboundp 'move-beginning-of-line))
> [...]
> and
> (defun org-end-of-line (&optional arg)
>  "Go to the end of the line.
> If this is a headline, and `org-special-ctrl-a/e' is set, ignore  
> tags on the
> first attempt, and only move to after the tags when the cursor is  
> already
> beyond the end of the headline."
>  (interactive "P")
>  (if (or (not org-special-ctrl-a/e)
>          (not (org-on-heading-p))
>          arg)
>      (call-interactively (cond (line-move-visual 'end-of-visual-line)
>                                ((fboundp 'move-end-of-line) 'move- 
> end-of-line)
>                                (t 'end-of-line)))
>    (let ((pos (point)))
>      (beginning-of-line 1)
> [...]
> For emacsen <23, the check for line-move-visual should use boundp or  
> bound-and-true-p, of course.
> I believe these changes count as trivial w.r.t. copyright  
> assignment, should you decide to merge them (which I'd be happy if  
> you did, of course :) ).
> Greetings,
> Rudi

      reply	other threads:[~2009-07-07 13:15 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-07-06 10:06 Rudi Schlatte
2009-07-06 15:49 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-07-07 13:01   ` Rudi Schlatte
2009-07-07 13:14     ` Carsten Dominik [this message]

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