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bug #57248: [Request] don't change cursor position when feeding something through a command

Submitted by:  Benno Schulenberg <bens>
Submitted on:  Sun 17 Nov 2019 07:34:18 AM UTC  
 
Severity:  1 - Wish Status:  None
Assigned to:  None Open/Closed:  Open

Sun 17 Nov 2019 07:34:18 AM UTC, original submission:  

When the full buffer or a marked region is fed through an external command (^R^X |...), then it would be nice if the cursor stayed in the same position (as far as possible, assuming that the text will be only marginally changed and no lines are added or deleted).  This would make it much easier to see what the command actually changed in the text.

When a region was marked, it would be nice if this marking was retained.

Benno Schulenberg <bens>
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