Re: netrw dir listing position
- Bram Moolenaar wrote:
> Charles E Campbell Jr wrote:I should've mentioned that I was using :Rex to return to the netrw
>>>> Is there a way to make the netrw dir listing maintain
>>>> the cursor position?
>>>> For example if I do a dir listing on a big dir, scroll down, and
>>>> press enter to edit a file, when I go back to the dir listing the
>>>> cursor is no longer at the file where I left it. The cursor
>>>> starts over at the top of the dir listing.
>>>> This is a pain if I want to edit a handful of files chosen from
>>>> the netrw listing.
>>>> Is there a way to maintain the cursor position in the dir listing?
>>> I'm afraid that I don't see this behavior using v143d of netrw. Please
>>> try upgrading netrw and see if you still have this problem.
>>> You may get v143d from:
>> I should mention that I tried both the wide listing and the default thin
>> listing when attempting to elicit this behavior. If the behavior
>> persists, please let me know what netrw settings you may have and any
>> more details that may be helpful.
> I have the same problem, never took time to figure out how to fix it.
> Start Vim with: vim -u NORC -N
> Edit a directory with lots of files, move to halfway the list.
> Press Enter, then :e #.
> I end up at the top of the listing.
> If after Enter I use CTRL-O I end up at the bottom of the listing.
> In both cases using '" takes me to where I wanted to be. Does netrw
> jump to the '" mark when opening a directory?
window. I've made a change to netrw (v143e); you may obtain it from my
There may be side effects that I'm not currently aware of, however.
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