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Re: New screen features available

From: Juergen Weigert
Subject: Re: New screen features available
Date: Fri, 9 Feb 2007 20:09:21 +0100
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On Feb 09, 07 19:51:42 +0100, Michael Schroeder wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 09, 2007 at 01:47:55PM -0500, Brian Mathis wrote:
> > I'm not sure my description is good enough, but the idea is that on a 
> > wide terminal, you could split that space into 2, and create an extra 
> > long terminal for 1 program to use.
> This is actually doable, It's just a matter of setting up the
> "viewports" in the "canvas". Compile screen with -DHOLE to get
> another example of a non-standard layout.
> How about the other screen users? Do you think it's worth to
> implement something like this?

Yes, it is a cool thing to see several portions of a file side by side.
If it is not a requirement that these portions are without gaps or
overlaps, then vim already does that for me. Ctrl-w Ctrl-v ....

By doing the vertical split in vim I get one cursor per window (which often 
handy), by doing the split in screen there would be only one cursor.


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