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Re: [O] Outline cycling does not preserve point's position

From: Carsten Dominik
Subject: Re: [O] Outline cycling does not preserve point's position
Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2013 11:02:35 +0200

On 10.9.2013, at 10:50, Suvayu Ali <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 10:16:06AM +0200, Carsten Dominik wrote:
>> The question is:  What are people using C-arrow for?
>> I think the main application is reasonably fast motion
>> and selection in a *linear* way.  Is this correct, or do people
>> disagree here with me?
> I use it for navigating a buffer (not necessarily Org) linearly; i.e. go
> back and forth between parts I'm working on or to peruse the contents of
> a file.  That said, often I feel the need for a navigation command which
> allows me to navigate the semantics of the buffer (which exactly what
> Nicolas's elements based navigation does).
>> The amazing element motion commands Nicolas has implement
>> correspond to sexp motion, as he has said himself.
>> Maybe C-M-f and C-M-b are the better binding match for these?
> I think you are right here.  There is a need for both.  For me, I use
> linear navigation more commonly; so I would prefer C-<up/down> for
> linear navigation and some other bindings (like C-M-f/b, as you suggest)
> for the elements based motion.

And by linear, I think we don't mean strictly linear, but on a 
paragraph/table/item scale, ignoring hierarchy.


- Carsten

> Cheers,
> -- 
> Suvayu
> Open source is the future. It sets us free.

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