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74071Re: first character cutted when v,j,x

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  • cga2000
    Oct 1, 2006
      On Sun, Oct 01, 2006 at 09:33:37AM EDT, A.J.Mechelynck wrote:
      > cga2000 wrote:
      > [...]
      > >.. sounds fishy .. in a cell terminal how could a character be between
      > >characters.. except by being invisible?
      > >
      > >:-)
      > >
      > [...]
      > Windows, even more than "modern" Unixes (those with X11), is GUI-oriented.
      > On Windows, IIUC, only old Dos hands like me, hackers, and Unix users ever
      > use the Dos Box. Other people use WYSIWYG interfaces like Word, and their
      > cursor is not a character, nor does it cover a character; it is a blinking
      > bar between characters. Gvim imitates that quite well, except that the gvim
      > cursor must always be thought of as being "on" a character, even in Insert
      > mode when it displays as a thin vertical bar on the left edge of the
      > character cell.

      Very interesting.


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