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Re: A couple of questions...

From: Francis Moreau
Subject: Re: A couple of questions...
Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2008 21:05:51 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.2 (gnu/linux)

Francis Moreau <> writes:

>> The default behavior of Emacs is to wrap long lines.  What you wrote
>> above seems to be the result of a local customization.
> You're right: asking for the description of this variable tells me:
> ,----
> | truncate-lines is a variable defined in `C source code'.
> | Its value is t
> | Local in buffer *Summary gmane.emacs.gnus.user*; global value is nil
> | Automatically becomes buffer-local when set in any fashion.
> `----
> So this variable seems to have been customized locally though I don't
> know why.

I finally got the answer: this actually happens when the window was
splitted horizontally. In this case emacs does not wrap long lines
except if you set 'truncate-partial-width-windows' to nil.


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