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Re: Allowing point to be outside the window?

From: Dmitry Gutov
Subject: Re: Allowing point to be outside the window?
Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2021 03:34:31 +0300
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On 28.11.2021 19:59, Eric S Fraga wrote:
On Sunday, 28 Nov 2021 at 16:39, Kévin Le Gouguec wrote:
I'll bite: because a user could want to peek a few screenfuls
ahead/behind, while keeping the cursor at a point of interest, where
That's what C-x 2 M-C-v is for?;-)

And with the feature in question you would just scroll with the mouse however far you like, and then return to the original location with e.g. 'C-f'. Far fewer keypresses.

I've used this kind of approach often back in another (non-Emacser) life, and I've missed that ability for a number of years afterward.

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