[OS X Emacs] turn-on-auto-fill not working

Patrick May pjm at spe.com
Fri Feb 27 15:44:07 EST 2009

On 27 Feb 2009, at 12:19, David Reitter wrote:
> Hi Patrick,
> On 26 Feb 2009, at 17:24, Patrick May wrote:
>> 	I just upgraded to 1.7 and it appears that turn-on-auto-fill isn't  
>> working.  I have the following lines in my .emacs:
>> ;; default to text mode
>> (setq default-major-mode 'text-mode)
>> ;; set word wrap in text mode
>> (add-hook 'text-mode-hook 'turn-on-auto-fill)
>> (set-fill-column 72)
> Settings in ~/.emacs may be overwritten by customization settings  
> defined in Emacs; `text-mode-hook' is one of these customization  
> settings.  The difference in Aquamacs vs. Emacs is that Aquamacs  
> saves customization settings not at the end of ~/.emacs where they  
> are in plain sight, but in a file called customizations.el.
> You can either change text-mode-hook through the customization  
> interface, or simply move your code to the Preferences.el file,  
> which is designed to contain your own Lisp code settings.  These  
> will override the customizations.

	Thanks.  Out of curiosity, what is the reason for these extra files?   
I don't really mind making the changes there, but it does make it  
difficult to use the same .emacs file on multiple platforms.



pjm at spe.com
S P Engineering, Inc.
Large scale, mission-critical, distributed OO systems design and  
(C++, Java, Common Lisp, Jini, middleware, SOA)

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