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## Re: Dreaming in XEmacs

 From: David Kastrup Subject: Re: Dreaming in XEmacs Date: 10 Feb 2003 12:05:59 +0100 User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

Joe Corneli <jcorneli@mail.ma.utexas.edu> writes:

> 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):
>
> $$> \begin{array}{ccc} > 0 & 1 & \alpha \\ > \mathbf{F} & \beta & 1 \\ > 0 & 1 & \gamma \\ > \end{array} >$$

M-x align-current RET from align.el (part of GNU Emacs, maybe