[Alpine-info] Using emacs with Alpine
mumpsoid at gmx.com
Sun Jul 26 07:17:55 PDT 2009
On Sat, 25 Jul 2009, Steven W. Orr wrote:
> On 07/25/09 08:40, quoth Duke Normandin:
> > On Sat, 25 Jul 2009, Steven W. Orr wrote:
> >> On 07/25/09 00:32, quoth Duke Normandin:
> >>> I've been using jed with Alpine2.00 with varying amounts of frustration.
> >>> Would those of you who use emacs as an alternate editor, mind sharing with
> >>> me hat you use as a Alpine configuration command - other than just plain
> >>> old "emacs"?
> >> Well, personally, my .emacs file is well over 100K so I run emacsserver.
> >> (server-start)
> >> Then instead of setting your alternate editor to emacs, just set it to emacsclient
> > So if I'm not running an emacs server, I simply use `emacs' -- no
> > mail-mode minor mode or anything?
> You mean this?
> (add-to-list 'auto-mode-alist '("^/tmp/pico" . text-mode))
> (add-hook 'text-mode-hook
> (lambda ()
> (set (make-local-variable 'dabbrev-case-fold-search) t)
> (set (make-local-variable 'dabbrev-case-replace) t)
> (abbrev-mode 1))))
> (quietly-read-abbrev-file "~/.abbrev_defs")
> (add-hook 'text-mode-hook 'my-text-mode-hook)
> (require 'autoadapt)
> ;; Specialized adaptive auto-fill tables
> (add-hook 'text-mode-hook 'autoadapt-itext-table)
> (add-hook 'text-mode-hook 'turn-on-auto-fill)
> Another way to go instead is
> ;; ThunderBird EMAIL mode.
> (require 'tbemail)
> which gives you the single line of text per paragraph so that it auto-flows.
Thanks for the above! I'll have to experiment with them as well.
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