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Re: changing number of columns.

From: Chris McMahan
Subject: Re: changing number of columns.
Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2006 12:10:01 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (windows-nt)

set-fill-column is the function you want to use. Here's the info:

 set-fill-column is an interactive compiled Lisp function in `simple.el'.
 It is bound to C-x f.
 (set-fill-column arg)
 Set `fill-column' to specified argument.
 Use C-u followed by a number to specify a column.
 Just C-u as argument means to use the current column.

Esc 60 M-x set-fill-column will set the column to 60

- Chris

"DaLoverhino" <address@hidden> writes:

> When I do ESC-q, it rearranges text to fill up a width of about 80
> characters.
> How do I change the width of a text page just for that session?  Or
> change the default?
> The reason why I ask is lot of these web-based email sites have a
> character width of 60 chars or less, which is really annoying, when I
> like to compose my emails through emacs, and copy and paste them  back
> into the web interface.  (BTW, does gmail have a 60 char width?)
> thanks.

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