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Re: fill-paragraph: multi-level indentations / enumerations?


From: Xah Lee
Subject: Re: fill-paragraph: multi-level indentations / enumerations?
Date: Thu, 5 Feb 2009 18:25:35 -0800 (PST)
User-agent: G2/1.0

On Feb 5, 8:32 am, Markus Dehmann <address@hidden> wrote:
> The fill-paragraph function in my emacs 21.4.1 (on linux) is missing
> some basic understanding of multi-level indentations or enumerations.
>
> If I am in text-mode and I type
> (1) blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah
>     blah blah blah
>     (1.1) blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah
> blah blah
>
> and fill-paragraph will change it to this:
> (1) blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah
>     blah blah blah (1.1) blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah
>     blah blah blah blah blah
>
> But of course I want the correct indentation instead:
> (1) blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah
>     blah blah blah
>     (1.1) blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah
> blah
>           blah
>
> How can I do that? Can I modify the fill-paragraph function so that it
> understands hierarchical indentations?

Basically no, you'll have to write your own, which should be very
easy. Prob 30 min to 1h for me.

> My emacs version on the Mac
> does it

aquaemacs or carbon emacs? what version? I can't reproduce it.

  Xah
∑ http://xahlee.org/

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