bugGNU nano - Bugs: bug #38581, Remembering line numbers


bug #38581: Remembering line numbers

Submitted by:  Craig Barnes <craigbarnes>
Submitted on:  Sun 24 Mar 2013 03:04:18 PM UTC  
Severity: 3 - NormalStatus: Works For Me
Assigned to: Chris Allegretta <astyanax>Open/Closed: Closed

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Mon 25 Mar 2013 07:07:53 PM UTC, comment #2:

Yes, that's exactly what I was looking for. Thanks! I must've been reading an older version of the manual when I went searching for it. Sorry for the noise.

Craig Barnes <craigbarnes>
Mon 25 Mar 2013 05:51:35 PM UTC, comment #1:

Hi Craig,

Are you sure that the -P (--poslog) option does not meet your needs? This was introduced in the 2.3 series.

Chris Allegretta <astyanax>
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Sun 24 Mar 2013 03:04:18 PM UTC, original submission:

Currently I find myself quickly jumping between the shell and nano, as an alternative to the subshell features of vim/emacs. The fact that nano starts near-instantly makes it obvious I need no such feature in nano, but it would improve my workflow immeasurably if nano would remember the line number (per-file) between editing sessions, to alleviate the need to scroll back on each invocation.

I've tried using the suspend feature and also GNU screen, but it seems keeping a hash of file:line-number would accommodate every use case of this more naturally, even when exiting or when not anticipated.

Would this feature be accepted in nano if I were to submit a patch (with a corresponding nanorc option)?

Craig Barnes <craigbarnes>


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