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Re: rendering a string as a new line?


From: Oliver Scholz
Subject: Re: rendering a string as a new line?
Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2003 10:52:50 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1002 (Gnus v5.10.2) Emacs/21.3.50 (windows-nt)

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.

That would probably rule out a coding system as a more efficient
alternative to font-lock. But you might want to consider using either
format.el or `after-insert-file-functions' and
`write-region-annotate-functions', instead.

[...]
> 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.
[...]

It is not documented (so one could indeed argue, that it is not
legal), but it is valid.  

Both valid and documented is '((margin nil) "\n").

    Oliver
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