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Re: line length control setting

From: Gareth Rees
Subject: Re: line length control setting
Date: 10 Nov 2003 10:39:23 -0800

Adam Hardy wrote:
> From what I can tell, it looks like it only alerts me to the over-long
> lines when I try to save - which would be too late for the way I work
> - or have I misunderstood it?

No, you're quite right.  But if you set your frame width appropriately,
then you can spot over-long lines immediately because they overflow the
right margin.  Line Limit mode then spots the lines you missed.  If it
isn't convenient to have the frame width similar to 'fill-column', then
you could try highlighting long lines, as described in

Gareth Rees

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