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python mode M-q fills code
python mode M-q fills code
26 Jul 2002 19:36:09 -0600
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In GNU Emacs 21.2.1 (i386-redhat-linux-gnu, X toolkit, Xaw3d scroll bars)
of 2002-04-08 on porky.devel.redhat.com
configured using `configure i386-redhat-linux --prefix=/usr --exec-prefix=/usr
--bindir=/usr/bin --sbindir=/usr/sbin --sysconfdir=/etc --datadir=/usr/share
--includedir=/usr/include --libdir=/usr/lib --libexecdir=/usr/libexec
--localstatedir=/var --sharedstatedir=/usr/com --mandir=/usr/share/man
--infodir=/usr/share/info --with-gcc --with-pop --with-sound'
value of $LC_ALL: nil
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Please describe exactly what actions triggered the bug
and the precise symptoms of the bug:
I'd like it if M-q consistently and usefully filled comments across
all programming modes.
Right now in Python mode it does not. Here is how to see the problem:
Open a new Python buffer. C-x C-f /tmp/q.py
Enter a comment and then some code, like this:
# This is a comment.
# This is the second line of the comment.
Now move point to the first line and type M-q.
I see this result:
# This is a comment. This is the second line of the comment. class
I would much prefer to see this result:
# This is a comment. This is the second line of the comment.
I can accomplish this by temporarily adding an empty line after the
command, filling, and then removing the empty line. However, this is
a lot of work. I think it would make sense if filling worked this way
automatically in programming modes. The idea is that if point is in a
comment, then the boundaries of the comment should be found and
(Perhaps this is already the standard. I haven't kept up with
developments in this area.)
I note that perl-mode also has this same problem. tcl-mode, however,
As a further refinement, it would be nice if paragraph boundaries in
comments were respected. For instance filling would stop at a blank
line within the comment.
<backspace> y : <return> s e l f . l o c k . r e l
e a s e SPC ( ) C-f <return> C-f M-\ C-x C-s <down-mouse-1>
<mouse-1> s e l f . C-x C-s C-p C-p C-n M-b M-b <M-backspace>
<M-backspace> <M-backspace> <M-backspace> <M-backspace>
C-e SPC <backspace> M-q C-/ C-o C-a C-p C-p C-o C-n
M-q C-p C-k M-} C-k C-x C-s C-h k M-q C-x 1 M-x s e
n d - b u <backspace> <backspace> e m <tab> <M-backspace>
<M-backspace> r e p o r t - m <backspace> e m <tab>
call-interactively: End of buffer
Closes block: ...try:
call-interactively: End of buffer [2 times]
Wrote /home/tromey/projects/build/Build/File.py [2 times]
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