When scrolling with the mouse wheel, characters will often duplicate themselves on subsequent lines. For instance, if I'm scrolling down, I can sometimes see an open brace on its line and on the following line. I can clean this up each time with Ctrl+L, but how can I prevent it from occurring at all?

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    It could be a font problem. In this question changing the font size resolved a similar problem. Commented Aug 31, 2015 at 17:59

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I had this same issue running gvim 7.4 on win10. Upgrading to gvim8.0 fixed this problem for me.

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