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Re: anoying horiz scroll when scrolling down

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  • Razvan Rotaru
    virtualedit works. Thanks, Razvan ________________________________ From: Francesc Salvat-Pujol To: vim_use@googlegroups.com Sent:
    Message 1 of 4 , Oct 3, 2011
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      virtualedit works.

      Thanks,
      Razvan


      From: Francesc Salvat-Pujol <f.salvat@...>
      To: vim_use@...
      Sent: Wednesday, September 28, 2011 4:44 PM
      Subject: Re: anoying horiz scroll when scrolling down

      On 09/28/2011 03:15 PM, Tim Chase wrote:
      > On 09/28/11 07:59, Razvan Rotaru wrote:
      >> What happens when I scroll down, is that the cursor is
      >> following along. The problem occurs when the cursor jumps to a
      >> short line (which is now out of the screen, because I am
      >> scrolled to the right) and vim scrolls me back to the left so
      >> that cursor remains in the screen.
      >>
      >> This is incredibly annoying since I have to scroll to the
      >> right again.
      >
      > While it has other side-effects, you might try
      >
      > :set ve=all
      >
      > which you can read about at
      >
      > :help 'virtualedit'
      >
      > It seems to allow me to jump to the end of a long line and then scroll
      > downward with the cursor landing in virtual-space on the short lines
      > without triggering the horizontal-scroll back to where the short lines
      > would normally force me. You can then just reset it when you don't want it:
      >
      > :set ve=
      >
      > -tim
      >
      >
      >
      >

      I had a similar problem which was solved by  :set nostartofline
      This prevents the cursor from automatically moving to the first
      non-blank character: the column is kept.

      HTH,

      Cesc

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