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Re: the 70 char line limit

From: Pascal Bourguignon
Subject: Re: the 70 char line limit
Date: Thu, 04 Aug 2005 00:51:42 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Baloff <address@hidden> writes:

> Hello
> I have this line in my .emacs
> (setq fill-column 70)                ;Text lines limited to 70 chars
> but it does not go to new line when I excced the 70 char limit.
> how do I get it to do this.
> this is helpful in psoting since most of you reading posts can display 
> 70 char with out having to skip over long blanks to catch the rest of
> the sentence which may happen to be on the middle of the next line.

M-x auto-fill-mode RET

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