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Re: zt,zm,zb horizontally ?

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  • Gary Johnson
    ... Sure it is. Type $ to move the cursor to the end of the line, look at the ruler or type g Ctrl-G to see the length of the line, divide that number by
    Message 1 of 8 , Oct 5, 2010
      On 2010-10-05, meino.cramer@... wrote:

      > Alessandro Antonello <antonello.ale@...> [10-10-05 14:04]:
      > > >> when browsing long lines (not wrapped) of text I often wish
      > > >> to know whether there is something like zt,zm,zb for horizontal
      > > >> movements.... ?
      > > >>
      > >
      > > Type `:help |' and see if its help you.

      > Hi,
      >
      > thank you for your replies!
      >
      > When there is need for jumping horizontally like z* does
      > it vertically, the lines are very long (config scripts i.e.).
      >
      > '|' exspects a number of the column to jump to. Since
      > the line in question gets right far beyond the limit of the
      > terminal the total number of columns is not know. So
      > the half of that number which would be needed to jump
      > to the mid of the line in question is also unkown.
      >
      > Therefore '|' is not of help in this case.

      Sure it is. Type '$' to move the cursor to the end of the line,
      look at the ruler or type 'g Ctrl-G' to see the length of the line,
      divide that number by two and use the result as the prefix to '|'.

      Regards,
      Gary

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