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I'd like to extends this function to work as usual in most cases but if current line starts with * then it should indent and then insert *. Particularly i want to use it in multi line comments, i.e:

/**
  * multiline comment
  */

So when i press Ret, while writing a comment, it would add *.

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  • This doesn't answer your question, but if you just write one long line and then hit M-q the comment will be broken into several lines in the appropriate way.
    – Malabarba
    Nov 12, 2014 at 16:46

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I think the command you want to use is comment-indent-new-line which is normally bound to M-j.

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  • Unfortunately it doesn't insert *, is there any way to fix this?
    – 4lex1v
    Nov 12, 2014 at 15:32
  • It does when I test it with emacs -Q ~/tmp/foo.c and type /** RET * foo M-j so you'll need to give more details about your setup to figure out why it doesn't work for you.
    – Stefan
    Nov 12, 2014 at 17:32
  • Probably i should, it works for C, but i'm interested in scala-mode2
    – 4lex1v
    Nov 12, 2014 at 17:37
  • Then you should report the problem to the scala-mode2 maintainers.
    – Stefan
    Nov 12, 2014 at 19:08

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