[OS X Emacs] How to switch on Line Numbers?

Adam Witney awitney at sgul.ac.uk
Thu Jul 31 11:17:06 EDT 2008

On 31 Jul 2008, at 15:21, José Miguel Figueroa-O'Farrill wrote:

>> I have just downloaded Aquamacs Emacs, but am struggling as to how  
>> to get it to display line numbers on my files. I have it switched  
>> on in Options->Show/Hide->Line numbers, but they still do not show  
>> up... am i missing something somewhere?
> M-x line-number-mode works in yesterday's nightly build of Aquamacs  
> Emacs 1.5RC1.  This should display in the modeline something like  
> "Lnnn"  where "nnn" is some integer telling you the ordinal of the  
> line on which the cursor is positioned.
> I'm attaching a screenshot with an "L326".

thanks for your response, although i was thinking about having line  
numbers listed down the side of the file window.. is this possible?

thanks again


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