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Re: turning off automatic indentation


From: Jesper Harder
Subject: Re: turning off automatic indentation
Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2002 06:06:52 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.090008 (Oort Gnus v0.08) Emacs/21.2 (i386-redhat-linux-gnu)

"Howard E. Haber" <address@hidden> writes:

> Dear Sir or Madam:
>      It has come to my attention...
>
> by the time I get to the second line of the letter, emacs automatically
> aligns that line under the sentence ("It has come to my attention...").  I
> would prefer to have the wordwrapping feature start the second line fully
> left justified and not indented.

You want `M-x paragraph-indent-text-mode'.

> I am looking for some appropriate command for my .emacs file, but I
> have not found it.

I was going to suggest 

  (add-hook 'text-mode-hook 'paragraph-indent-minor-mode)

But unfortunately that's broken in the current version of Emacs.


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