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

Patrick May pjm at spe.com
Sat Feb 28 12:38:25 EST 2009

On 28 Feb 2009, at 10:38, Patrick May wrote:
> On 27 Feb 2009, at 20:06, David Reitter wrote:
>> On 27 Feb 2009, at 19:40, Patrick May wrote:
>>> 	I added the calls to add-hook and set-fill-column to ~/Library/ 
>>> Preferences/Aquamacs Emacs/Preferences.el and restarted, but they  
>>> haven't taken effect.  Is there something else I have to set?
>> Hmm, precisely this works for me just fine!
>> Did you check the value of text-mode-hook?
>> Perhaps the auto wrap detection function is coming after your auto- 
>> fill-mode call, so it'll override.  Just a guess...
> 	text-mode-hook is (turn-on-auto-fill smart-spacing-mode auto-detect- 
> wrap).
> 	fill-column is 70, even though I explicitly set it to 72 in  
> Preferences.el.
> 	Very confusing.

	Adding the call to make the default text mode to Preferences.el seems  
to have fixed the issue.



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