discrepancy between evil and vim in j motion at bottom of screen

Jim Green student.northwestern at gmail.com
Fri Dec 9 16:20:10 CET 2011

On 9 December 2011 07:28, Frank Fischer
<frank.fischer at mathematik.tu-chemnitz.de> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 08, 2011 at 05:10:08AM +0000, Jim Green wrote:
>> Hi, Frank and list:
>> this is a minor discrepancy, I just want to confirm if it intended.
>> I hit L to get to bottom of window, then I press j. in vim, screen
>> scrolls down just one line but evil recenters the bottom to the center
>> of screen.
>> Is this designed to be different from vim?
> Well, it's by Emacs design. Evil is merely a set of key-bindings, but
> scrolling, moving and so on are (more or less) the usual Emacs
> functions, so scrolling like this is an Emacs feature. Have a look at
> [1] for more information about scrolling.
> Frank
> [1] http://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/SmoothScrolling

interesting read:)


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