[OS X Emacs] Re: Configure Hard Wrap Option

David Reitter david.reitter at gmail.com
Wed Mar 18 19:20:22 EDT 2009

On Mar 18, 2009, at 5:39 PM, xah lee wrote:

> Try  Meta+longlines-mode.
> That gives you soft wrapping. Note: as of now it's kinda buggy. My  
> experiences is that sometimes if you paste something long, it screws  
> up, or if you call some command that transform the selected region.

Folks, I recommend against the use of longlines-mode for the very  
reason that it is buggy and ill-designed.

In a modern Emacs such as Aquamacs (or also in CVS builds of Emacs  
23), use the built-in soft-wrapping (available via the Options menu,  
right at the top).

> I think no softwrap or visual margin is a major usability problem of  
> emacs. I think aquamacs emacs did a great emacs modenization job,

> somehow it missed this one.

Somehow, it didn't miss it.

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