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Re: line length control setting

From: Adam Hardy
Subject: Re: line length control setting
Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2003 10:49:19 +0100
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On 11/11/2003 02:47 PM Oliver Scholz wrote:
Adam Hardy <> writes:
I am using a brute force method of stopping myself from writing long
lines of code, using this in my .emacs:

(defun my-dont-insert-after-fill-column (&rest x)
  (when (> (current-column)
    (delete-char -1)

(add-hook 'after-change-functions 'my-dont-insert-after-fill-column)

But I discovered this is also acting on the command buffer, so I
cannot add more than my fill column when doing simple file copies or
renames or text search & replaces.

Well, you could just check whether the current buffer is the

(when (and (not (minibufferp))
           (> (current-column)
Hi Oliver,
emacs is choking on (minibufferp) - says it's a null-function. I presume it's saying it doesn't exist? I can't find any mention of it in the help.

GNU Emacs 21.3.1 on Linux 2.4.20 RH9

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