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Re: truncating long lines

From: Marcelo Toledo
Subject: Re: truncating long lines
Date: Fri, 02 Apr 2004 23:55:15 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.110002 (No Gnus v0.2) Emacs/21.3 (gnu/linux)

This truncate you are talking about is breaking the line when it reaches
a specific column? if it is, you must try setting off the

M-x auto-fill-mode

,----[ C-h f get-buffer RET ]
| auto-fill-mode is an interactive compiled Lisp function in `simple'.
| (auto-fill-mode &optional ARG)
| Toggle Auto Fill mode.
| With arg, turn Auto Fill mode on if and only if arg is positive.
| In Auto Fill mode, inserting a space at a column beyond `current-fill-column'
| automatically breaks the line at a previous space.
| The value of `normal-auto-fill-function' specifies the function to use
| for `auto-fill-function' when turning Auto Fill mode on.

Jay Cotton <> writes:

> I am trying to use 2 side-by-side windows in emacs, and I don't want it
> to truncate long lines.  However, when I use the command m-x
> toggle-truncate-lines, nothing happens.  If I am just using one window,
> the command works as expected, but with 2 vertical windows if seems to
> have no effect.
> Anybody know how to accomplish this?

Marcelo Toledo
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