static line break persistent bug.

Anne Wilson cannewilson at
Fri Feb 19 10:34:18 GMT 2010

On Friday 19 February 2010 06:24:34 paulo wrote:
> Hi,
> > You seem to have a lot of issues that no-one else is seeing.  Perhaps
> > you'd like to explain exactly what you mean by all this 'static line
> > break' stuff? I tried to follow your instructions, but couldn't
> > understand them.
> > 
> > Anne
> well static line break is the option you can set on your editor to break
> your lines when the line gets to a certain length.
> When you're programming, and specially in the old days(...) terminals
> had a limit of 80 chars. So if you still use a term and your code has
> lines longer than 80 chars, it becomes really messy to read.
> However, when you enable this option on the kde based apps, like kile or
> kwrite, etc, you get the behavior I described.
> If you're editing a word, and the cursor has chars before and after it
> (no spaces) the cursor jumps the chars in front on a static word wrap.
> So if I add "bar" to a "foo(cursor)word" I get a "foowordbar(cursor)"
> when it should be "foobar(cursor)word".
Hmm - I haven't played with this before, but I can't make it do that.  There 
are some cursor options that I don't understand - could any of those be 

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