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Re: emacs 20.7.1 forgets c-basic-offset after find-file


From: martin
Subject: Re: emacs 20.7.1 forgets c-basic-offset after find-file
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2004 18:56:33 +0200
User-agent: Emacs Gnus

"K" == Kurumi  <address@hidden> writes:
 K> Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2004 16:11:16 GMT
 K> 
 K> I'm running emacs 20.7.1 in Redhat 7.1, Linux 2.4.2-2.
 K> 
 K> I have a modified .emacs file (included) to give me some key
 K> bindings matching the other machines I work on. I also
 K> have c-basic-offset set to 3.
 K> 
 K> What's annoying is that after I do a "find file" (aka
 K> open a file), emacs resets c-basic-offset to 2. This
 K> is immediately apparent whenever it auto-indents a
 K> line of code. When I do Customize -> specific option
 -> c-basic-offset, it is indeed at 2, and I have to
 K> change it and save it.
 K> 
 K> In other words:
 K> 1. start emacs; c-basic-offset is at 3
 K> 2. open a file; c-b-o changes to 2. However, .emacs
 K> still shows 3
 K> 3. re-edit the value in "customize"; c-b-o back at 3
 K> 4. open another file; c-b-o back to 2

hi,

as you open a new file in c-mode the variable c-basic-offset becomes
local in that buffer and receives its value from somwhere else than
your .emacs file. look at the documentation (C-h v c-basic-offset
RET).

martin

 K> 
 K> As you can imagine, this is irritating. In a previous
 K> installation of 7.1/20.7.1, I didn't have this
 K> problem. Any ideas what's causing it?
 K> 
 K> My .emacs is shown below. Thanks!
 K> 
 K> Scott
 K> 
 K> 
 K> 
 K> 
 K> 
 K> ---- contents of ~/.emacs ---------
 K> ;; Red Hat Linux default .emacs initialization file
 K> 
 K> ;; Are we running XEmacs or Emacs?
 K> (defvar running-xemacs (string-match "XEmacs\\|Lucid"
 K> emacs-version))
 K> 
 K> ;; Set up the keyboard so the delete key on both the
 K> regular keyboard
 K> ;; and the keypad delete the character under the
 K> cursor and to the right
 K> ;; under X, instead of the default, backspace
 K> behavior.
 K> (global-set-key [delete] 'delete-char)
 K> (global-set-key [kp-delete] 'delete-char)
 K> 
 K> ;; Turn on font-lock mode for Emacs
 K> (cond ((not running-xemacs)
 K>    (global-font-lock-mode t)
 K> ))
 K> 
 K> ;; Always end a file with a newline
 K> (setq require-final-newline t)
 K> 
 K> ;; Stop at the end of the file, not just add lines
 K> (setq next-line-add-newlines nil)
 K> 
 K> (custom-set-variables
 K>  '(c-basic-offset 3)
 K>  '(pc-selection-mode t nil (pc-select)))
 K> (custom-set-faces)
 K> 
 K> (global-set-key [(control s)] 'save-buffer)
 K> (global-set-key [(control o)] 'find-file)
 K> (global-set-key [(control g)] 'goto-line)
 K> (global-set-key [(control i)] 'indent-region)
 K> (global-set-key [(control f)] 'isearch-forward)
 K> (global-set-key [(control b)] 'isearch-backward)
 K> (global-set-key [(control z)] 'undo)
 K> (global-set-key [(control w)] 'kill-this-buffer)
 K> (global-set-key [(control q)]
 K> 'do-you-really-want-to-save-buffers-kill-emacs)
 K> (global-set-key [(control end)] 'end-of-buffer)
 K> (global-set-key [(control home)] 'beginning-of-buffer)
 K> 
 K> -- 
 K> Kurumi http://www.kurumi.com/
 K> 3di's, Conn. Roads, maps, interchanges
 K> 
-- 
martin dot fischer at boschrexroth dot de


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