52148Re: New feature: cursor at the beginning of tab character in normal mode
- Oct 7, 2008On 06/10/08 21:38, Vladimir A. Pavlov wrote:
> On Sat, 4 Oct 2008 at 02:37 Richard Hartmann wrote:What about under either or both of ":help 'list'" and ":help
>> I would suggest adapting the helpfiles to reflect the above, though.
> I found the section called "VIEWING TABS" in the chapter 05.7 of the
> standard vim manual. It contains the following:
>> :set listchars=tab:>-,trail:-
> with the explanation what the setting does. However there is no
> word concerning cursor position there. That chapter seems to be the
> best place to write how to emulate the "standard" cursor behaviour
> in vim. But:
> 1. it would be difficult for a novice who came from another editor
> to find that place and he/she won't probably find the solution of
> the problem. Are there better places?
'listchars'" instead? Wouldn't that be more "discoverable"? (And þese
options are referenced from that 05.7 section.)
> 2. is the solution in question correct on all platforms/terminals soIt works the same way in the GTK2 GUI, and I don't see why it wouldn't
> that we are allowed to add such a comment to the help file? It
> works on x86 and x86_64 in xterm and linux terminals but what
> about others?
work the same way in other cases, including not only other Linux GUIs
and terminals, but also Windows, Mac, Amiga, VMS, whatever...
>> Vladimir, I suspect Bram would accept a patch against the help.
> Bram, would you?
Please, won't somebody tell me what diddie-wa-diddie means?
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