74071Re: first character cutted when v,j,x
- Oct 1, 2006On Sun, Oct 01, 2006 at 09:33:37AM EDT, A.J.Mechelynck wrote:
> cga2000 wrote:Very interesting.
> >.. 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.
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