>> > Is it possible to have two panes hold a single window (much like a two
>> > column layout in a magazine)?
> ... He's looking for a single window
> with 2 columns. Not 2 windows with 1 column each. The left column would have
> lines 1 to N/2 and the right column would have lines N/2+1 to N. I suppose
> the cursor would be located in the right column and as the window buffer
> filled, the left column would scroll the top portion of the buffer.
Yes-- that's a much better explanation. Thanks for clarifying it.