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bug#18131: 24.4.50; View-search-... skips all matches between (point) an
bug#18131: 24.4.50; View-search-... skips all matches between (point) and edge of window
Sat, 24 Dec 2016 22:43:04 -0800
mu4e 0.9.17; emacs 220.127.116.11
Lars Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden> writes:
> Dima Kogan <address@hidden> writes:
>> The emacs view-mode has navigation with 'n' and 'p' keys to navigate by
>> searching (like isearch, but with fewer keystrokes and very similar to
>> less and vi).
>> I just discovered that unlike less and vi, this view-mode navigation
>> doesn't hit all the matches, but rather skips the ones between (point)
>> and the edge of the window. This ensures that any matches that are
>> visible by the user (but not highlighted by view-mode) are skipped.
>> This clearly was a design choice, rather than a bug. However, the
>> documentation doesn't mention this, and I think it is counterintuitive.
>> Attaching a very simple patch to fix.
>> - (move-to-window-line (if (< times 0) 0 -1)))
> If this was a design choice, then we should perhaps ask the person who
> designed it what it's all about... which isn't easy in this instance,
> since this is very old code.
> Does anybody have an opinion here?
Can we revisit this? I think view-mode behaving like 'less' does would
be an improvement.
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