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Re: Keeping the point at the same position in multiple buffers

From: Alex Bennee
Subject: Re: Keeping the point at the same position in multiple buffers
Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2008 17:04:16 +0100

On Thu, 2008-08-21 at 10:39 -0400, Corey Foote wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> When editing several files in Emacs, each in its own buffer, each
> buffer has its own point location. I have Emacs displaying two
> buffers, each in it's own window. I was wondering if there's an easy
> way to make it so that each of these buffers will keep the point at
> the same place in both buffers (or at least on the same line) even
> though this is not the default behavior.
> So, for example, when I press C-n in the current buffer, the other
> buffer will also move it's point to the next line.

ediff-mode does roughly that when comparing 2 or 3 files. However I
suspect that's not quite what you want.

> Any suggestions?
> Thanks!
> Corey Foote
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