[ESS] GNU Emacs, ESS and point
rsparapa at mcw.edu
Wed Jul 18 20:39:03 CEST 2012
On 07/18/2012 10:46 AM, Richard M. Heiberger wrote:
> Actually, you don't need the same buffer open several times to get
> bitten by this bug (v. 23.3.1). Even if you only have it open once,
> and you surf to another buffer; returning to your buffer will put
> you at a different point?!?! The workaround is to NEVER have the
> same buffer open more than once; AND don't EVER surf away from it.
> Peculiar to say the least.
> If I understand rightly, that is not right. If you return to a buffer
> with C-x b or C-x o
> I believe point will stay put. If you go to a buffer by clicking on it,
> then point will
> be where you clicked.
I'm not clicking, I am using either the tabbar or the Buffers menu.
But, I agree, that it must be a bug in 23.3.1. Unfortunately, the
last time I reported a bug in 23.3.1, they just said something like
"resolved: fixed in 24.1". Not very helpful. I guess I'll just
live with it until I can install a newer version of GNU Emacs (but
complaining feels so good ;o) Thanks
Rodney Sparapani, PhD Center for Patient Care and Outcomes Research
Sr. Biostatistician http://www.mcw.edu/pcor
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