[OS X Emacs] Fortran syntax highlighting in Aquamacs

Nathaniel Cunningham nathaniel.cunningham at gmail.com
Wed Feb 11 13:57:21 EST 2009

On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 10:05 AM, Bill Sacks <wsacks at wisc.edu> wrote:

> Does anyone know how to change this behavior - for example, to configure
> the Fortran syntax highlighting so that it can handle 132-character lines
> rather than 72-character lines?
>From taking a look at the fortran.el, this line length doesn't appear to be

The docstring for fortran-mode does say:
  "Major mode for editing Fortran code in fixed format.
For free format code, use `f90-mode'."

... so you could see if f90-mode gives you the highlighting you want while
still working OK otherwise with f77 code.

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