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Re: How to set line wrap


From: Pascal J. Bourguignon
Subject: Re: How to set line wrap
Date: Tue, 22 Dec 2009 22:54:37 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.101 (Gnus v5.10.10) Emacs/22.3 (gnu/linux)

RAYHAN MUKTADER <address@hidden> writes:

> On Dec 22, 10:16 am, Anselm Helbig <anselm.helbig
> address@hidden> wrote:
>> > > > > > 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.
>>
>> > [...]
>>
>> > I just tried it.  I don't notice anything different.
>> > What should I be looking for?  Should the color change after five
>> > characters?
>>
>> For php-mode auto-fill seems to only work within comments - in general
>> it doesn't make much sense to use auto-fill for programming. Start
>> typing a PHP comment and you'll see what auto-fill-mode does.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Anselm
>>
>> --
>> Anselm Helbig -http://mnemonikk.org/
>
> I did not see any change with comments either.  O well.  I just wanted
> some sort of warning if I exceed 80 characters in a single line.

(when (require 'column-marker nil t)
  (column-marker-1 80))

There are three pre-defined column markers, but you can easily add
more if you need them.  This displays the characters under the
specified column in a specific face.


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__Pascal Bourguignon__                     http://www.informatimago.com/

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"arguments" and they ALWAYS WIN THEM."


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