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Re: the menu Options / Truncate Long Lines in This Buffer not working co
Re: the menu Options / Truncate Long Lines in This Buffer not working correctly
Thu, 10 Apr 2008 06:58:03 -0700
Glenn Morris <address@hidden> writes:
> Dan Nicolaescu wrote:
> > C-x 3
> > now select the menu
> > "Options / Truncate Long Lines in This Buffer"
> > the toggle in the menu it is turning on and off, but the truncation mode
> > does not toggle the way the menu entry describes it.
> Hopefully this is better now.
It's better in the sense that the toggle is displayed correctly. But
unfortunately it is not very useful for a user that does not know the
subtleties of truncating lines.
> I'm not sure whether one should go further and define a new command
> linked to the toggle, that if needed makes
> truncate-partial-width-windows buffer-local and sets it to nil, before
> setting truncate-lines appropriately.
IMO, that would be TRTD, it would make the menu keep its promise to
toggle truncating long lines in the buffer.