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Re: displaying one character per line.


From: Alan Mackenzie
Subject: Re: displaying one character per line.
Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2004 12:23:09 +0000
User-agent: tin/1.4.5-20010409 ("One More Nightmare") (UNIX) (Linux/2.0.35 (i686))

Joe Corneli <address@hidden> wrote on Sun, 22 Feb 2004 23:33:24
-0600:
> What to do to get this to look like this:

> W
> h
> a
> t

> d
> o

> y
> o
> u

> g
> e
> t

> i
> f

> y
> o
> u

> m
> u
> l
> t
> i
> p
> l
> y

> s
> i
> x

> b
> y

> n
> i
> n
> e

> ?

> I don't mean just the search-and-replace solution: I am thinking that
> the buffer should have the same content as it does normally, just shown
> in this weird display mode.  I'd also like to be able to do a
> word-based version of the same thing:

If it's not too intrusive a question, why?  I mean, is it to satisfy an
"Emacs can do anything" challenge, or do you want to have 40 windows side
by side in a frame, or what?

Just wondering.  :-)

-- 
Alan Mackenzie (Munich, Germany)
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