[OS X Emacs] how to get arrows in fringes

siemsen at ucar.edu siemsen at ucar.edu
Wed Oct 21 12:21:37 EDT 2009

I'm running with

Options -> Hard Word Wrap   (unchecked)
Options -> Soft Word Wrap   (unchecked)
Options -> Auto Word Wrap in Text Modes  (unchecked)
Options -> View -> Fringe -> Left and Right (checked)
Options -> View -> Fringe -> Empty Line Indicators (checked)
Options -> View -> Fringe -> Buffer Boundaries -> Opposite, Arrows  
Right (checked)

and I see this:

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I haven't found a combination of settings that will make the arrows  

-- Pete

On Oct 21, 2009, at 9:53 AM, David Reitter wrote:

> On Oct 21, 2009, at 11:14 AM, <siemsen at ucar.edu> <siemsen at ucar.edu>  
> wrote:
>> I'm running Aquamacs version "2.0preview".  When lines are too long  
>> to fit in a frame, I want to see little curved arrows in the  
>> fringe, indicating that the line has been continued on a new line.   
>> I've played with various settings in Options -> View -> Fringe, but  
>> I can't seem to make the arrows appear.  I know it's possible to  
>> see arrows, because I've seen them in version 1.9.  Is this  
>> something that changed in 2.0, or am I just not finding the right  
>> setting?
> These arrows have been removed for word-wrap (Soft Wrap) mode.  I'm  
> not sure how easy it would be to get them back - the fringe is  
> generally quite customizable.
> The change makes sense because wrapped lines are the normal case in  
> soft-wrapped documents.
> If you turn off word wrapping, you'll see the dots or arrows again.
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