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Re: linebreak after 78characters


From: J. David Boyd
Subject: Re: linebreak after 78characters
Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2005 15:58:33 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Bienert <address@hidden> writes:

>> > I just wondered where I can set permanently the option, that emacs
>> > breaks eac
>> > line after 78characters. I can`t find it on the menu.
>>
>> (set-fill-column 78) in .emacs. This value can be set in every buffer
>> to a different value (buffer-local).
>
> Hm, this doesn`t work for me :-(
> Normally I get the line break with a whitespace after the last word, hanging 
> over the 78-chars mark.
>
> greetings,
>
> bienchen

I think you have to turn on auto-fill-mode also...






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