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Re: How to "fill" these individual bullets, WITHOUT having to separate b


From: Giorgos Keramidas
Subject: Re: How to "fill" these individual bullets, WITHOUT having to separate by white-space?
Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2010 09:09:14 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.91 (berkeley-unix)

On Tue, 19 Jan 2010 23:46:26 -0700, Kevin Rodgers <address@hidden> wrote:
> Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
>> On 18 Jan 2010 05:30:09 -0500, address@hidden (David Combs) wrote:
>>> How to "fill" these individual bullets, WITHOUT having to separate by 
>>> white-space?
>>>
>>>
>>>     * Manage user accounts
>>>     * Monitor filesystems and processes
>>>     * Work with configuration files in important formats such as XML and 
>>> YAML
>>>     * Administer databases, including MySQL, MS-SQL, and Oracle with DBI
>>>     * Work with directory services like LDAP and Active Directory
>>>     * Script email protocols and spam control
>>>     * Effectively create, handle, and analyze log files Administer network 
>>> name and configuration services, including NIS, DNS and DHCP
>>>     * Maintain, monitor, and map network services, using technologies and 
>>> tools such as SNMP, nmap, libpcap, GraphViz and RRDtool
>>>     * Improve filesystem, process, and network security
>>
>> One way to do this is to set the fill-prefix to a string of spaces that
>> includes the space *after* one o the bullets and then M-q / fill-region.
>
> Doesn't that run everything together like so:
>
> * Manage user accounts Monitor filesystems and processes Work with
> * configuration files in important formats such as XML and YAML
> * Administer databases, including MySQL, MS-SQL, and Oracle with DBI
> * Work with directory services like LDAP and Active Directory Script
> * email protocols and spam control Effectively create, handle, and
> * analyze log files Administer network name and configuration
> * services, including NIS, DNS and DHCP Maintain, monitor, and map
> * network services, using technologies and tools such as SNMP, nmap,
> * libpcap, GraphViz and RRDtool Improve filesystem, process, and
> * network security

Hum, it does, you are right.  I don't remember why I wrote the
original suggestion, but it looks wrong.



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