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Re: Key descriptions in *Help* are too wide

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Key descriptions in *Help* are too wide
Date: Fri, 25 Aug 2006 20:03:17 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>     We could do the same as the print of long Lisp values ...  showing
>     only some bindings followed by ... -- and make it clickable with the
>     mouse to show the whole thing.

(setq truncate-lines t) does pretty much just that except that it uses the
fringe marker rather than "...".

> That sounds OK too.  Or provide a horizontal scroll bar.  Users should
> have some way of seeing all the values, without changing the width.

They don't need to change the width.  Just scroll horizontally: it works
even tho we don't have scrollbars.  If you have a right fringe you can click
on the continuation arrow displayed (just like you'd click on the "...").


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