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Re: saveplace and friends


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: saveplace and friends
Date: Tue, 09 Aug 2016 18:03:02 +0300

> From: Alexis <address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 09 Aug 2016 23:31:55 +1000
> Cc: address@hidden
> 
> > I tried out
> >
> > (require 'saveplace)
> > (setq-default save-place t)
> >
> > But it did not work neither.
> 
> `saveplace` works for me .... Have you also set the value of the
> variable `save-place-file`?

The default should work just fine.  What Uwe needs is turn on the
mode:

  (require 'saveplace)
  (save-place-mode 1)

Emacs has long ago switched away from the policy of having a mode turn
on just by loading a file.  Nowadays, users need to actually turn on
the mode.



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