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2292RE: [jasspa] Re: pseudo-wrap

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  • Phillips, Steven
    Nov 20, 2007
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      Alex,
       
      Long time no talk to, hope things are well.
       
      W.R.T. you question there is no built in support for editing with wrapped lines however the 'browse' command (typically bound to f3) does support a 'wrap' mode, so in your log file hit 'f3' then 'w', or from a directory listing use the v to view a file then w to wrap it.
       
      Not the best but a start.
       
      Steve


      From: jasspa@yahoogroups.com [mailto:jasspa@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Alex Worden
      Sent: 19 November 2007 21:16
      To: jasspa@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [jasspa] Re: pseudo-wrap

      Hi,

      Did this ever get fixed? If so, please can someone explain how to set
      this up. Please assume I know nothing....

      I'd really like to be able to inspect files and have the content
      wrapped for display, but not modified in the content. It's very
      difficult to look at log files otherwise and so I usually resort to
      using 'less'. It would be awesome to be able to use ME for this.

      Thanks,

      Alex

      --- In jasspa@yahoogroups. com, jon@... wrote:
      >
      > > On 1/15/07, Phillips, Steven <sphillips@. ..> wrote:
      > >
      > >> There is a command called 'browse' which has a wrap mode bound
      to 'w',
      > >> this is
      > >> the closest ME comes to this type of feature,
      > >
      > > but it is only for viewing, as i see..
      > >
      > > the point is that i'd like to edit some text files in ME (since it's
      > > the best editor, you know :)), but then i should forward those files
      > > to printing house, and therefore files should not have any hard line
      > > break (only those to separate paragraphs).
      > >
      > > as i've mentioned earlier, i've tried to add a little macro:
      > >
      > > define-macro format-text
      > > beginning-of- buffer
      > > 65536 paragraph-to- line
      > > !emacro
      > >
      > > but somehow it works strange for me -- when applying it sometimes
      > > "eat" spaces between words at the beginning of the lines -- the
      > > possibility of "eating" seems to be bigger if words are short or the
      > > language is non-english (it can be seen when applying several times).
      > >
      > > so, i would be really grateful for any advice or hint :)
      > >
      > > thank you.
      > >
      >
      > Yes I've noticed this as well I think there is a bug in the
      paragraph wrap
      > somewhere in 06/09/09. You need this to work to do what you want to
      do. We
      > should look at patching this.
      >
      > Jon.
      >
      >
      > >
      > >>> is it possible to use something, that may be called pseudo-wrap:
      > >>> when
      > >>> text is wrapped while edited, but when saved it remains
      unwrapped,
      > >>> one
      > >>> paragraph -- one line.
      > >
      > >
      > > --
      > > dsjkvf
      > >
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