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Re: simple editor required

From: Kevin Dziulko
Subject: Re: simple editor required
Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2003 12:58:43 -0400 (EDT)

I'm glad you got your del key to work as desired.  These are not answers 
to your questions, but are related, and are usefull features to know 

First, Emacs with the tramp or ange-ftp packages, one can edit remote 
files as if they were local.  So you could use your favorite version of
emacs all the time.

Second, Emacs and XEmacs are separate entities.  You might consider
fixing all your problems with just one of them first.  Then you can do
something like:

(if (featurep 'xemacs)
      ;; do Xemacs stuff
  ;; do Emacs stuff

in your .emacs file, because the same settings may not be possible 
globally.  You may even need to if/then/else the different versions of 
emacs within your .emacs file.

Just wanted to raise awareness of possibilities ...


On Tue, 17 Jun 2003, Paul Edwards wrote:

> "Kai Großjohann" <address@hidden> wrote in message news:address@hidden
> Can I ask the next (minor) thing on my list of things I've
> been living with for x years?
> In text mode, if my file looks like:
> aaaa
> bbbb
> cccc
> Hitting enter at beginning of aaaa line creates a newline plus an indent of
> 8 spaces.  (my tab is only 4 spaces), but I didn't actually expect any
> indentation at all here.
> Hitting enter at beginning of cccc line creates a newline only (as wanted).
> My workaround is to type "x" then hit enter, then go up and delete
> the line with "x" on it.
> What's the rationale and fix for that?
> And one more.  If I cursor down in xemacs, xemacs doesn't
> automatically start expanding the size of my file when I reach
> the end, but emacs does.  How do I stop that?
> Thanks.  Paul.
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