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Re: default startup mode

From: Kevin Rodgers
Subject: Re: default startup mode
Date: Thu, 04 Aug 2005 09:19:44 -0600
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Baloff wrote:
> I have this line in my .emacs
> (setq default-major-mode 'text-mode)       ;new buffers are text mode
> when I start emacs, it opens up a scratch buffer in (Lisp Interaction)
> in the mode line. shouldn't that be text mode since the line above is
> in the .emacs.
> if not, how do I get emacs to start up with text mode as default? or
> should I?

,----[ C-h v initial-major-mode RET ]
| initial-major-mode's value is
| lisp-interaction-mode
| Documentation:
| Major mode command symbol to use for the initial *scratch* buffer.
| You can customize this variable.
| Defined in `startup'.

Kevin Rodgers

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