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Re: emacs 24's forward-char vs right-char behavior


From: Joost Kremers
Subject: Re: emacs 24's forward-char vs right-char behavior
Date: 25 Apr 2012 08:16:15 GMT
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Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> Btw, the cursor movement implemented in Emacs 24 is the same one you
> will see in MS products, like Word or Notepad.  Emacs didn't invent
> anything in this area, at least from the user POV.

with the exception that IMHO it's implemented better in emacs. it's much
less painful to edit mixed text in emacs than what i remember in word or
other programs. especially the automatic paragraph alignment is great.
libreoffice to this day displays a full stop at the end of a paragraph in
arabic (r2l) text at the *beginning* of that paragraph...

so hats off to the emacs devs who worked on this. great job.

-- 
Joost Kremers                                      address@hidden
Selbst in die Unterwelt dringt durch Spalten Licht
EN:SiS(9)


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