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Re: When NOT filling in text mode...


From: Amy Templeton
Subject: Re: When NOT filling in text mode...
Date: Wed, 09 May 2007 11:57:46 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Sebastian Tennant <address@hidden> wrote:
> Den Tue, 08 May 2007 21:51:20 -0400 skrev Amy Templeton:
>
> > > So a pretty random question...occasionally I have the need to edit
> > > text files in which lines are NOT filled automatically.
> > > Specifically, I occasionally need to edit web forms (using either
> > > the MozEx extension, allowing me to outsource text boxes from
> > > Iceweasel to emacsclient, or else w3m's text box editor mode), and
> > > if the lines are filled so that they look nice in my emacs (just
> > > under 70 characters/line), they look very silly when they show up
> > > on the internet. Anyway, is there a way to edit these in which I
> > > could move within a wrapped, very long line with C-n and C-p as
> > > though it were actually several shorter lines? If so, that would be
> > > quite useful and I'd be much obliged if someone could tell me about
> > > it.

> just search forward and back. It works for me.

That's what I've been doing; I'm just into the whole "convenience
where possible" thing. Thank you, though.

> Maciej Katafiasz <address@hidden> wrote:
> > http://www.emacswiki.org/cgi-bin/wiki/LongLines
> > http://www.emacswiki.org/cgi-bin/wiki/PhysicalLineMove
> >
> > They work pretty differently, so you get to choose the best one for your
> > needs.

Ooooh! Long lines mode is great! Thank you very much.

Amy

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