Line-wrapping in Emacs

It’s been a while, but I’m back to Org-Mode again.  This time I’m using it as a convenient and simple way to draft my paper on source levels (exporting to LaTeX).  And of course, since it’s been a while, I’m constantly having to look things up that I’m certain I knew before.  Like line-wrapping.

To use line wrapping where lines are split on the spaces between words (instead of splitting at the screen width regardless of where you are in a word) is much better on the eyes.  To do that, it’s:

cmd-M Visual-Line-Mode

Hey, presto!

And if you don’t want to have to type that in every time, just put the following line in your .emacs file:

(global-visual-line-mode 1) ; 1 for on, 0 for off.

AND… because I love to see what Google Images will kick back, the exact search terms “line wrapping in emacs 23” gave me this:

To a certain friend of mine (you know who you are):  I tried using Bing, but there was nothing nearly this exciting or totally unrelated as this.  Sorry.  Next time!

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