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Re: comments line width


From: B. T. Raven
Subject: Re: comments line width
Date: Sun, 30 Apr 2006 19:04:07 GMT

"Rupert Swarbrick" <address@hidden> wrote in message
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> Gary Wessle wrote:
> > Hi
> >
> > in python mode, under dabian testing, when I start a new line with #
> > it does not go to a new line which automatically starts with # after
> > the first line gets bigger than 70 char. how can I get it to do this?
> >
> > thanks
>
> I think you probably want auto-fill-mode. Just do M-x auto-fill-mode and
> try - I haven't tried this in python, but it works in C/C++, Java, Perl
> and sh mode, so it's a good bet.
>
> Rupert

But Gary needs to set fill-column first to something greater than 70 (the
default). Say 200 or 20000. C-u 200 C-x f.

Ed



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