[OS X Emacs] Re: Configure Hard Wrap Option
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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