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Re: cursor movement question


From: weber
Subject: Re: cursor movement question
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2008 15:38:26 -0700 (PDT)
User-agent: G2/1.0

On Jul 16, 1:11 pm, address@hidden wrote:
> On Jul 16, 10:45 am, aspirinjunky <address@hidden> wrote:
>
> > hi,
>
> > is there a way to move the cursor straight up or down regardless of
> > whether or not the previous or next line extends to that point, rather
> > than having the cursor jump to the end of the line if it is shorter?
>
> > This probably sounds trivial, but it was a nice feature in brief
> > because it made it was easier on "these old eyes", as well as when
> > trying to line up columns when making rectangles.
>
> > thanks,
>
> > d...
>
> some more discussions (and possible solutions) 
> athttp://groups.google.co.uk/group/comp.emacs/browse_thread/thread/082e...

Maybe set-goal-column (C-x C-n) also helps with your problem.
Use C-u C-x C-n when done.
HTH,
ugo


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