Commit a0c283e6 authored by Richard M. Stallman's avatar Richard M. Stallman
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(Scrolling): Correct scroll-preserve-screen-position.

parent 940f53e5
......@@ -495,12 +495,14 @@ elsewhere; hence the strange result that @key{PAGEDOWN} runs
@vindex scroll-preserve-screen-position
Some users like the full-screen scroll commands to keep point at the
same screen line. To enable this behavior, set the variable
@code{scroll-preserve-screen-position} to a non-@code{nil} value. This
mode is convenient for browsing through a file by scrolling by
screenfuls; if you come back to the screen where you started, point goes
back to the line where it started. However, this mode is inconvenient
when you move to the next screen in order to move point to the text
there.
@code{scroll-preserve-screen-position} to a non-@code{nil} value. In
this mode, when scrolling shifts point off the screen, or into the
scrolling margins, Emacs moves point to keep the same vertical
position within the window. This mode is convenient for browsing
through a file by scrolling by screenfuls; if you come back to the
screen where you started, point goes back to the line where it
started. However, this mode is inconvenient when you move to the next
screen in order to move point to the text there.
Another way to do scrolling is with @kbd{C-l} with a numeric argument.
@kbd{C-l} does not clear the screen when given an argument; it only scrolls
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