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Scrolling changes?



Hi Tim,

What you describe sounds like the effect of turning on
"visual-line-mode"it was introduced sometime late in emacs 23 or
early in emacs 24.  Let me know if you want emacspeak to do
something; I just turned off visual line mode at my end a long
time ago and forgot about it. In general, it is going to be
difficult to speak intelligently with visual-line-mode turned on.
-- 
Best Regards,
--raman

-- 
Best Regards,
--raman


On 3/6/11, Tim Cross <theophilusx@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Raman,
>
> It seems scrolling behavior with emacs 24 and emacspeak has somehow changed.
> I don't know if this is a change in emacspeak or emacs, but it only appears
> when running emacspeak.
>
> It seems now that the cursor/point is kept at the centre of the window, so
> that when you move up/down with either the cursor or C-n/C-p, the window
> scrolls rather than the cursor moving up a line and only scrolling once you
> hit the window scroll margin lines.
>
> The problem with this behavior (for me at least) is that if you have a
> little sight, the whole screen 'jumps' when you just move a line up or down
> and I find that extremely distracting.
>
> I looked at the standard emacs variables that control this behavior and they
> all look to be at their standard settings, so its not obvious what has
> changed and what needs to be done to change it back. Do you recall if you
> have made changes that could affect scrolling in the last week or so as this
> could help me track down the issue.
>
> thanks,
>
> Tim
>

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