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Re: image-dired question


From: Steven Arntson
Subject: Re: image-dired question
Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2014 08:42:25 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden writes:

> Hi Steven,
>
>> Emacs 24.3.1, Ubuntu 13.10
>>
>> I'm just learning about image-dired, and am having a quirk of
>> functionality that has stumped me. In a dired buffer, I mark several
>> files (such as a-file01.JPG, another-file02.JPG, and five or so
>> more). C-t d opens them in a neat-looking row, with the first flashing
>> because point is on it.
>>
>> RET opens this first file in another buffer---very neat!
>>
>> However, when I hit space to move forward to the next image, point goes
>> to the end of the row, and the minibuffer tells me "no thumbnail at
>> point." If I use back-arrow key or C-b to try to backtrack to any of the
>> other thumbnails, point returns to the first one. So far I haven't been
>> able to expand anything but that first thumbnail.
>
> I see the same here on Arch with Emacs 24.3.1.  This looks like a bug.
>
> Possibly you want to move the cursor with M-x forward-char and backward-char
> until the fix.
>
> BTW the problem does not occur with the current Emacs 24.4 development
> version.  So you might switch there.
>
>
> HTH,  Marco


That workaround works, and I'll hold out for the fix---thank you!

-steven




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