[Users] How to set scroll offset setting for all the messages lists ?

flyingrhino flyingrhino at orcon.net.nz
Wed Feb 20 20:45:12 CET 2019

On 2019-02-20 22:11, Andrej Kacian wrote:
> On Wed, 20 Feb 2019 21:02:10 +1300
> flyingrhino <flyingrhino at orcon.net.nz> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Claws 3.16.0 on linux mint 18.3 .
>> Does anyone know how I can configure the scroll offset in the
>> messages list?
>> Basically when I get towards the top or bottom of the message list I
>> want it to scroll in that direction while still showing n messages
>> above or below the highlighted line.
>> In VIM this is called:  set scrolloff=5
>> Does claws have a similar feature ?
> No, there is no such thing, at least not user-configurable.
> The message list only has a simple "scroll a bit further if the row
> after the newly selected one is not fully visible" functionality when
> moving the cursor with arrow keys. See function
> gtkut_ctree_node_move_if_on_the_edge() in src/gtk/gtkutils.c.
> Regards,

Thanks for the quick response.
Is it something that I can make a feature request for?
I think even a config file variable is perfectly ok, it doesn't need to 
be in the GUI. Something similar to the hidden configs that are already 
present in claws.


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