Please read the root of this thread, which I posted just a moment ago, or=
else the following might not make too much sense:
Woops it seems my cursor rant is not entirely correct. The Windows way i=
to read the thing on the right side of the cursor when navigating forward=
so the cursor is left on the left side, logically enough. I seem to have=20
mixed things up in my original mail. As I said I can elaborate on this to=
if the need be. At a general level, the only important thing regarding=20
cursor tracking is that OS X works very differently from Windows and Linu=
This in turn causes a lot of mistakes, and frustration when switching. Be=
I've corrected my original passages:
Veli-Pekka T=E4til=E4 wrote:
> When navigating text fields in units like chars or words it reads the
> right side of the cursor rather than the left.
Here it should be the other way around, as I'm talking about Windows.
> As I have the Windows convention, left side of cursor, deeply embedded =
> my mental model,
Again should be the right side, the cursor is left on the left side.
> The Mac way feels alien. This
> means in practise, that I tend to make a huge number of off-by-one
> mistakes in selecting, editing and navigating text fields from the
> keyboard, which is not exactly encouraging. <snip>
With kind regards Veli-Pekka T=E4til=E4 (vtatila@...)
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