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## Re: Dreaming in XEmacs

 From: Ittay Dror Subject: Re: Dreaming in XEmacs Date: 10 Feb 2003 07:46:47 +0200

On Mon, 2003-02-10 at 06:40, Joe Corneli wrote:
> Hello --
>
> Here are a couple of things I'd really like to see -- if they
> exist, I'd like to know about them, if not, it would be interesting
> to hear some discussion/hints about how to write the necessary code.
>
> %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
> Item 1.  Real-time array neatener for XEmacs
> %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
>
> I use XEmacs to write TeX code and when I encounter an array (especially a
> big one) I usually begin to feel a bit of a panic.  Wouldn't it be nice if
> XEmacs kept the &'s lined up vertically, so that this took 15 seconds or
> less to write (instead of a minute or so of tedious fiddling):
>
> $$> \begin{array}{ccc} > 0 & 1 & \alpha \\ > \mathbf{F} & \beta & 1 \\ > 0 & 1 & \gamma \\ > \end{array} >$$
i think the align package will do that for you.

>
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> Item 2. Small font size for arrays.
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>
> When I started using XEmacs a lot, I set up my configuration file to use a
> fairly big default font, 22pt I think -- in general, this seems to be the
> best way to use my "screen real estate".  But when I come to an array I
> would prefer to switch back to 10pt or so.  Presumably this is pretty easy
> to set up (whatever file makes \emph{italic} italic and $\alpha$ a
> different color and $$\alpha$$ a different color still can presumably be
> edited to support this).  Any clues about the code (I don't want to mess
> this particular file up!)?
>
>
> Thanks --
>
> Joe Corneli
>
>
>
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