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bug #42654: doing Ctrl-Right at end of bottom line will scroll half a screen

Submitted by:  Benno Schulenberg <bens>
Submitted on:  Mon 30 Jun 2014 07:48:04 PM UTC  
Category: NoneSeverity: 3 - Normal
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Mon 30 Jun 2014 07:48:04 PM UTC, original submission:

When using smooth scrolling, then doing a <Left> while at the start of the top line of the screen, or a <Right> at the end of the bottom line, this will scroll the screen one line. But when doing a <Ctrl-Left> or <Ctrl-Right> in those places (or other keys that are bound to the PrevWord and NextWord functions), will scroll half a screen. This feels wrong and unexpected.

When the required scroll to go to the preceeding or the next word is more than one line, a halfscreen scroll might be acceptable, but when one line can do it, then it should scroll just one line.

Benno Schulenberg <bens>
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