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bug#11759: 24.1.50; word-wrap should wrap on non-words if the current wo


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#11759: 24.1.50; word-wrap should wrap on non-words if the current word is too long
Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2012 15:48:32 +0300

> From: Lennart Borgman <address@hidden>
> Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2012 13:27:20 +0200
> Cc: Ivan Andrus <address@hidden>, address@hidden
> 
> On Sat, Jun 23, 2012 at 1:14 PM, Chong Yidong <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:
> >
> >>> if the entire line is one "word" but indented, which is not uncommon
> >>> in some files that I regularly edit, then the entire line is wrapped
> >>> to the next line leaving a completely blank visual line.
> >>
> >> I also use word-wrap everywhere, including programming modes and see the
> >> same problem.
> >>
> >> - if the word is the first non-blank char on the line, wrapping to the
> >>   next line results in a visually empty line, losing the
> >>   indentation info.
> >> - if the word is wider than the window (plus the wrap-prefix), then even
> >>   after word-wrapping it to the next line, it gets char-wrapped anyway,
> >>   so we didn't win anything.
> >
> > FWIW, word wrap behaves the same way in other editors (checked with
> > gedit and with a text box in Firefox).
> 
> I think it will be very nice if such long words could wrap.

They already do, please check the actual Emacs behavior.






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