help-gnu-emacs
[Top][All Lists]
Advanced

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: comments line width


From: B. T. Raven
Subject: Re: comments line width
Date: Sun, 30 Apr 2006 19:49:02 GMT

"B. T. Raven" <address@hidden> wrote in message
news:address@hidden
>
> "Rupert Swarbrick" <address@hidden> wrote in message
> news:address@hidden
> > 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
>

Belay that last order. Lines longer than 60 or 70 characters are less
legible. M-x auto-fill-mode is enough to do what you want.

Ed.



reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]