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Re: rendering a string as a new line?


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: rendering a string as a new line?
Date: 18 Sep 2003 09:19:22 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

address@hidden (Janusz S. Bień) writes:

> On Tue, 16 Sep 2003  Kevin Rodgers <address@hidden> wrote:
> 
> > If the tag is more than 1 character (e.g. an XML tag),
> 
> That's the case.
> 
> > you could put an overlay on it that specifies
> > a before-string or after-string property with a newline.
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> I guess it is what Stefan actually had in mind:
> 
> On Tue, 16 Sep 2003  "Stefan Monnier" <address@hidden> wrote:
> 
> [...]
> 
> > You can put a string "\n" as a `display' property on those tags.
> 
> as, if I understand the documentation correctly, "\n" is not a legal
> value for `display' property.

I don't know what the documentation has to say about that, but it
_is_ a valid display property according to my experience.

-- 
David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum


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