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Re: automatically add newlines


From: Pascal Bourguignon
Subject: Re: automatically add newlines
Date: 06 Dec 2003 20:07:39 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3

"colin smith" <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi Everyone,
> 
>      Thanks for your help with the capitalization question I posted
> previously.
>      This question pertains to adding newlines.
> 
>      I am using a frame configuration of :
> 
>     (setq initial-frame-alist
>         '((width . 123) (height . 43)
>          (cursor-type . bar)
>          (cursor-color . "black")))
> 
>     For the present project I am working on I need to keep all lines to a
> fixed length of 75 columns.
>     Is there a way to enable emacs to automatically add newlines when I type
> out of   the 75 column bound.
>    I need a way to do this without changing my frame configuration. The
> reason for this is that with this configuration(and font size I am using),
> the emacs
> frame occupies the whole of my computer screen, which is what somebody would
> usually want.

Use the minor mode: auto-fill-mode
and set the right margin or the fill-column.


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