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Re: How to set line wrap


From: RAYHAN MUKTADER
Subject: Re: How to set line wrap
Date: Tue, 22 Dec 2009 07:07:10 -0800 (PST)
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On Dec 22, 9:32 am, Anselm Helbig <anselm.helbig
address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi!
>
> > > > Could some tell me how I can set the line wrap to 80 characters?
> > [...]
> > Thank you for your reply.
> > I have already tried C-u 5 C-x f.  It did not do anything.
> > Are you recommending that I put the following in my ~/.emacs?
>
> > (setq-default fill-column 5)
> > (add-hook 'php-mode-hook 'turn-on-auto-fill)
>
> > I've never tried to personalize Emacs before.  So, please correct me
> > if I am making a mistake.
>
> Go on, try it! It won't reformat you hard drive. 8-) Also, Emacs is
> all about customization, but you'll have to learn a little bit of
> elisp to grasp what is going on. See e.g.
>
>  http://steve-yegge.blogspot.com/2008/01/emergency-elisp.html
>
> or of course the elisp intro that comes with Emacs.
>
> HTH,
>
> Anselm
>
> --
> Anselm Helbig -http://mnemonikk.org/
I just tried it.  I don't notice anything different.
What should I be looking for?  Should the color change after five
characters?
I will read the link you've provided.
Thank you for your prompt response.  It is very much appreciated.


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