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Re: Can I change the way emacs saves text files?


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Can I change the way emacs saves text files?
Date: 21 Feb 2004 01:26:52 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

"William Payne" <address@hidden> writes:

> "David Kastrup" <address@hidden> wrote in message
> news:address@hidden
> > "William Payne" <address@hidden> writes:
> >
> > > Hello, can I control the way Emacs saves text files, and by way I mean
> > > windows style and *nix style line breaks?
> > >
> > > Preferrably, I'm looking for a setting I can put in my .emacs file.
> >
> > What problem are you having with it?  It saves usually in the style
> > in which it has read them.
> 
> Well, if I do C-x C-f and "open" a file that doesn't exist I would like to
> be able to specify how it should be saved (windows or *nix style line
> breaks). I am using Emacs for Windows (I compiled Emacs from source myself)
> under Cygwin, and I want to save all files I create from within Emacs as
> unix files instead of Windows files as it is doing now.

C-x RET f latin-1-unix RET

and the file will be saved as Unix.

(set-default-coding-system 'latin-1-unix)

or something like that should do the trick for setting the default.

-- 
David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum


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