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Re: problem getting hooks to be active

From: Eric Pement
Subject: Re: problem getting hooks to be active
Date: 20 Aug 2003 10:29:50 -0700

address@hidden (Kai Großjohann) wrote in message news:<address@hidden>...

> A completely wild speculation is that you actually want to set
> sgml-indent-data to t to make it indent more often.  Then you want to
> set sgml-indent-step to 2 (which is the default, afaik).
> And for filling, maybe you want to turn on auto-fill mode?
> Does this help?
> If it doesn't, please explain in more detail what is happening.

Solution found!

The problem was that none of my changes were taking effect. I had
redefined the variables in sgml-mode, but they were being ignored.
Nothing was happening.

Then while working on the command-line, trying to debug the .emacs
init file, I found the problem: I had byte-compiled my .emacs file
previously, but had not byte-compiled the .emacs file after I had
changed and saved it. So Emacs was loading the older .emacs.elc file
instead of the newer .emacs file.

Solution was simple: byte-compile the new .emacs file and everything
works. (*sigh*) How did I miss this one? Must have been the Sobig
virus working on my brain. :)

Eric Pement

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