Re: [code] [textadept] Possible bug with Wrap

From: Mitchell <>
Date: Thu, 5 Sep 2019 14:24:10 -0400 (EDT)


On Thu, 5 Sep 2019, Qwerky wrote:

> Hi Dennis,
> On 2019-09-05 09:08, Mitchell wrote:
>> Hi,
>> On Wed, 4 Sep 2019, Qwerky wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> In a file that has at least one long line, that will wrap when wrap is
>>> enabled, scroll down in the file until the long line is above the window
>>> and
>>> no longer in view.  Now toggle wrap on.  If there are no long lines in
>>> view,
>>> then you will see no change other than the horizontal scroll bar going
>>> away.
>>> Take note of the line number of the line at the top of the window.  Now
>>> toggle wrap off. The line number of the line now at the top of the window
>>> has
>>> increased, and the caret is no longer visible.  If you move the caret
>>> right,
>>> it will jump back into view, restoring the top line to what it had been
>>> previously.  I used a file in which the long long, when it wrapped, became
>>> five wrapped lines, and after the above, the line at the top of the screen
>>> had increased by five lines.
>>> Anyone confirm?
>> Do you mind posting a sample file with instructions that include line
>> numbers? That would help a lot.
>> Cheers,
>> Mitchell
> The attached `test.txt` file is just a few notes I was making on Textadept. 
> With the caret at the top of the file, and wrapping turned off, note line 4
> (`This is a long line...`).
> Now toggle wrap mode on.  On a full screen window on my monitor (which is
> fairly wide), the line wraps to six lines (with five wrap symbols); it may be
> more or less on a smaller/larger window. Now toggle wrap mode back off.
> Next, scroll the file up, so that line 30 as at the top of the window, and
> the caret is at the beginning of line 30.
> Toggle wrap mode on.  No visible change apart from the horizontal scroll bar
> disappearing.
> Toggle wrap mode off.  The line at the top of the window is now line 35, and
> the caret is not visible on the screen.  Press <Right-Arrow> to move the
> caret right one position.  Line 30 is once again at the top of the screen
> (and the caret has moved right one position).
> The fact that there were five additional lines when the long line was wrapped
> (may be different on a different size window), and that the text in the
> window jumped up by five lines (again, may be different on your screen), may
> be coincidence, but I suspect they are related.

Okay, thanks. I've confirmed this. I'll look into a fix when I have some time.


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