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Re: quick emacs question

On Tue, 1 Jul 2008, Daniel Dalton <d.dalton@iinet.net.au> writes:
> If I do some editing in emacs and make the line ending go past 80
> characters, so a \ appears, how can I get emacs to go through the
> document and readjust the right margin, so each line only goes out to
> coll 80?
> I have a line in .emacs that controls this already, but with docs from
> other people, sometimes it needs realigning...

See http://www.emacswiki.org/cgi-bin/wiki/LineWrap and `fill-column'
variable. But I'd strongly recommend you to use it as is. That's a
common (%90) convention between programmers.


P.S. I don't want to start a flame war, but I'm sick of codes exceeding
     80 columns.

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