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Re: 21.3 move-to-column goes not go to the column (discards symbols)


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: 21.3 move-to-column goes not go to the column (discards symbols)
Date: Sat, 31 Jan 2004 17:59:12 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.1006 (Gnus v5.10.6) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden (Jari Aalto+mail.linux) writes:

> Given the description below, these should be equivalent. Press C-x C-e
> at the end of sexps. The latter does nothing. It should because
> the documentation says "non-nil". This has worked in previous Emacs
> versions.

* Lisp changes in Emacs 21.1 (see following page for display-related features)
...
** If the second argument to `move-to-column' is anything but nil or
t, that means replace a tab with spaces if necessary to reach the
specified column, but do not add spaces at the end of the line if it
is too short to reach that column.

Andreas.

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