[IPython-dev] Potential problem with PTK's wrap cursor feature.

Thomas Kluyver takowl at gmail.com
Wed Feb 15 05:35:13 EST 2017

On 14 February 2017 at 20:22, Carl Smith <carl.input at gmail.com> wrote:

> If you have two lines of code and the cursor is in the middle of the top
> line, and you then start pressing Right repeatedly, when the cursor gets to
> the last column and you hit Right again, does the cursor jump to the start
> of the second line or just stop? Similarly for hitting Left to go off the
> start of the second line, to wrap to the end of the first.
> I think you're describing the text wrapping over when it gets too long to
> fit on the line, with the cursor wrapping over with it.

You were quite right about what I was trying, and I understand what you
mean now. No, I don't have cursor wrapping enabled. In fact I'd forgotten
that we had any plan to enable that by default in IPython.

Don't worry, I didn't read your message as condescending - it was a useful
clarification on something I hadn't understood. :-)
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