[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

RE: Indenting paragraphs manually

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: Indenting paragraphs manually
Date: Sun, 6 Mar 2011 11:44:26 -0800

> The way you've mentioned works, but IMO it has two drawbacks:
>  - It is a bit cumbersome to type C-u _number_ C-x <TAB> each time you
>    want to indent a paragraph.

C-u 3 C-x TAB C-x z z z z ...
indents 3 chars each time you hit z

>  - It is not "interactive": i.e. Many times you don't know beforehand
>    the value of _number_. So, it would be nice if you could make
>    several indentations in a row while seeing the new position of the
>    text at the end of each one.

If you don't know the number of chars to indent, then start with 1:

C-x TAB C-x z z z ...

It is easy to hold down `z', no?

And if you go too far, hit `C-- C-x z z z...' to come back.

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]