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Re: Can I change the way emacs saves text files?


From: address@hidden
Subject: Re: Can I change the way emacs saves text files?
Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2004 16:13:37 -0500
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David Kastrup wrote:

> "William Payne" <address@hidden> writes:
> 
>> Hello, can I control the way Emacs saves text files, and by way I mean
>> windows style and *nix style line breaks?
>> 
>> Preferrably, I'm looking for a setting I can put in my .emacs file.
> 
> What problem are you having with it?  It saves usually in the style
> in which it has read them.
> 

I've had the same problem with 21.1.1, though it worked fine with an earlier 
version. It always saved with Linux/unix line ends.

I just created macros using replace-regexp to change the line ends, easily 
converting from either system.

These days, though, I figure I'm on Linux for good so I no longer save with 
Windows line ends unless I'm sending the file to a Windows machine.



--Rod

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