[Geany] column numbering in status bar

Lex Trotman elextr at xxxxx
Fri Nov 4 09:29:06 UTC 2011

On 4 November 2011 19:39, JBF <jean-baptiste.faure at cemagref.fr> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am new to Geany and I like it. But I wonder why the column number start
> from 0 instead from 1 in the status bar. I know that C and its derivatives
> makes index starting from 0 but it is strange that the first column does not
> appear with the number 1 like the first line is already numbered 1.

The caret, the cursor used by default in Geany is between characters
rather than on them like older block cursors.  The column indicated by
the status bar is the character to the left of the caret, and when it
is at the start of a line there is nothing to the left of it, hence
column 0.


> I did not find any configuration flag to modify that.
> I use geany 0.20 under Ubuntu 10.04 from PPA repository.
> Best regards
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