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Re: Is there equivalent C-l for columns?

From: Michael Heerdegen
Subject: Re: Is there equivalent C-l for columns?
Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2022 12:29:19 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/29.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Jean Louis <> writes:

> C-l is very handy, it may center my cursor or bring it to the top or
> bottom, however it works horizontally on text rows or lines.
> I have file with long lines which I edit without wrapping and it
> becomes difficult when I am editing those characters in columns longer
> than the available window space in Emacs.
> So I am just assuming there could be some solution for long lines to
> bring the focus into window easier, similar to C-l

There are scroll commands that scroll horizontally, but such a horizontal
recenter sounds very useful.

Seems it already has been invented: `w3m-horizontal-recenter' in w3m and
`gnus-horizontal-recenter' in Gnus.  The w3m command seems to work fine,
the Gnus command doesn't do anything for me.


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