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Re: the menu Options / Truncate Long Lines in This Buffer not working co


From: Dan Nicolaescu
Subject: Re: the menu Options / Truncate Long Lines in This Buffer not working correctly
Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2008 06:58:03 -0700

Glenn Morris <address@hidden> writes:

  > Dan Nicolaescu wrote:
  > 
  > > C-x 3
  > >
  > > now select the menu 
  > > "Options / Truncate Long Lines in This Buffer"
  > > the toggle in the menu it is turning on and off, but the truncation mode
  > > does not toggle the way the menu entry describes it.
  > 
  > Hopefully this is better now.

It's better in the sense that the toggle is displayed correctly.  But
unfortunately it is not very useful for a user that does not know the
subtleties of truncating lines.

  > I'm not sure whether one should go further and define a new command
  > linked to the toggle, that if needed makes
  > truncate-partial-width-windows buffer-local and sets it to nil, before
  > setting truncate-lines appropriately.

IMO, that would be TRTD, it would make the menu keep its promise to
toggle truncating long lines in the buffer.




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