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Re: Two questions


From: Chuck Siska
Subject: Re: Two questions
Date: Mon, 09 Sep 2002 15:53:49 -0700

"Frank Winkler @home" wrote on Mon, 09 Sep 2002 19:33:20 +0200 (CEST):
> 
> On Mon, 09 Sep 2002 10:16:57 +0200, Peter Weiss, Sun Microsystems, Germany
> wrote:
> ...
>  >For plain text files see "M-q". C-mode supports M-q for identing whole
>  >blocks the right way.
>  Y
>  >ESC q runs the command fill-paragraph
>  >   which is an interactive compiled Lisp function in `textmodes/fill'.
>  >(fill-paragraph ARG)
> 
> Cool stuff! :) Didn't know that - but is there a way to do this dynamically,
> without explicitly triggering a command? The dumbest mail editor can do that
> so I'm sure emacs can ...

type M-x auto-fill-mode.  now, you're comments will auto-wrap when you type 
a whitespace after the fill-column.  type C-u 7 2 C-x f, to set the fill-
column to 72.  good luck.

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