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Re: Line length when writing an email

From: Sharon Kimble
Subject: Re: Line length when writing an email
Date: Sat, 19 Apr 2014 22:59:09 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.4.50 (gnu/linux)

Clemens Schüller <> writes:

> Hello!
> Sharon Kimble <> writes:
>> I've recently found that when writing an email the line length is not
>> recognised, in spite of having
>> (setq-default fill-column 78)
>> in my '.gnus.el'. When replying to an email the line length very often goes 
>> to
>> the edge of the window, even with 'Word Wrap (visual line mode)' enabled.
>> How can I get it to just stop at a line length of just 78 characters please?
> ╭────
> │(add-hook 'message-mode-hook
> │(lambda ()
> │  (setq fill-column 78)
> │  (turn-on-auto-fill)))
> ╰────
> This should work.
Thanks Clemens, this works beautifully. How did you get the solid lines round
your box-quote please? It makes it stand out and look very professional! :)

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