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Re: two column mode ?

From: Jean-Christophe Helary
Subject: Re: two column mode ?
Date: Sat, 2 May 2020 11:18:28 +0900

Thank you Emanuel.

> On May 2, 2020, at 9:47, Emanuel Berg via Users list for the GNU Emacs text 
> editor <> wrote:
> Jean-Christophe Helary wrote:
>> @Eli
>> No, reading the manual did not help, hence my
>> question, but your reply that I should read the
>> manual did suggest that I had missed something
>> important and I went back to the manual and it looks
>> like this mode is for editing a file that has 2 (or
>> more ?) columns, or to add a column to an
>> existing file.
>> I have never seen such a file in text format so the
>> purpose was not obvious.
>> [...]
>> What are the use cases for this feature set ?
> @Jean-Christophe Helary, again
>  [c]heck out the file where its defined,
>  two-column.el - I have it in
>  /usr/share/emacs/26.1/lisp/textmodes/two-column.el.gz
> there you have both a file to look at, and an example
> use case.

Ok, I see. The purpose was originally to create a structure for aligned 
bilingual texts originally. Fascinating.

As suggests Eli, I must have been missing the text separator to see anything 

Thank you both for the help.

Jean-Christophe Helary
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