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Re: align mysteries

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: align mysteries
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2021 22:59:20 +0200
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dick <dick.r.chiang@gmail.com> writes:

> I mailed everyone the exact same question on Wed, 17 Feb 2021 19:26:32 -0500.
> As near as I can tell, the only sensible solution is this:
> (defun line-up (start end)
>   "Align columns by whitespace"
>   (interactive "r")
>   (align-regexp start end
>                   "\\(\\s-*\\)\\s-" 1 0 t))
> I must have gotten this from stackoverflow, so sorry to whomever wants credit
> for this masterpiece.

Yup; this does exactly what I expected `M-x align' to do.

Is anybody here using `M-x align'?  If so, is it doing what you expect
it to?  :-)

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