From: Gabriel Gerhardsson (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Oct 18 2002 - 07:13:00 EDT
On Fri, 2002-10-18 at 10:36, Andrew Dunbar wrote:
> --- Alberto Cabello Sanchez <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > ----- Forwarded message from
> > email@example.com -----
> > > Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2002 00:51:53 +1000 (EST)
> > > From: Martin Sevior
> > <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > > To: email@example.com
> > > Subject: The page up/Page down debate.
> > >
> > > Who wants to keep the cursor inthe same position
> > (as it does now).
> > I agree with Peter Lundqvist:
> > * Page up/down - changes the view and moves
> > the cursor
> > * Shift page up/down - only scrolls the view
> > (it is nicely similar to console or *term
> > behaviour).
> Ah well not Shift though since holding shift and a
> direction or page up/down key traditionally selects
> as well as moving. And Control with most such keys
> means move as far in that direction as possible I
> think. Maybe Alt...
FWIW I'm with Peter too. Does anyone know of a potential problem with
using Alt? Otherwise I think that's a good solution.
The page up/down behavior has always irritated me and seems very
unintuitive. So to have it turned off by default is to me a very
sensible and good thing.
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