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Re: ESC ! long single line output deserves better that usual minibuffer
Re: ESC ! long single line output deserves better that usual minibuffer treatment
Sun, 4 Feb 2001 13:00:51 +0200 (IST)
On 3 Feb 2001, Dan Jacobson wrote:
> ESC ! and ESC | are smart enough to crack open the *Shell command
> output* buffer onto the screen for viewing of multi line output.
> Single line output need only be shown in the minibuffer. However, in
> the case of a single long line of shell output, exceeding the edge of
> the minibuffer, steps should be taken to at least inform the user
> "there's more to the story", and even better would be to crack open
> that *Shell command output* buffer onto the the screen.
Thank you for your suggestion.
In the next version of Emacs, the echo area resizes automatically to hold
more than one line, up to a user-definable limit.