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Re: M-x indent-region

From: Sanford Selznick
Subject: Re: M-x indent-region
Date: Mon, 05 May 2003 10:14:32 -0700
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In article <address@hidden>,
 "Alfred M. Szmidt" <address@hidden> wrote:
>    In emacs, 'M-x indent-region' is the best indent I've ever seen.
>    How can I trigger this action from the command-line and have emacs
>    indent an individual file?
> Whats wrong with just using GNU indent?  They should do the same
> thing.

Well, for starters, it doesn't indent C++.  ;-)  Beyond that, it's more 
of a reformatter than a pure indenter, like emacs.  The emacs indent 
doesn't change the line number of any given token... all it does is 
change the indent of a given line.


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