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I am trying to set up auto-indent-mode.

I added it to my init-file like this, but it won't run:

(auto-indent-mode)

How can I tell Emacs to enable auto-indent-mode at startup?

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    Welcome to Emacs.SE! Please have a look at the EmacsWiki page on auto-indent-mode to see what it has to say about what to put in your init file. As a general rule, please try to ask one question at a time -- so ask a separate question about splitting windows if a google search or a search on this site do not provide the answer. – Dan Nov 15 '14 at 2:22
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    Asad-ullah Khan: When discussing a third-party library, always provide a link to that library. – phils Nov 15 '14 at 2:25
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    Have a look at the functions split-window-horizontally and split-window-vertically. As indicated, you should probably post a new question for your 3-way split with some more details regarding how you want that to work -- e.g., manually, or automatically; if automatically, under what circumstances and how will you determine which buffers should be placed as A, B and C. – lawlist Nov 15 '14 at 6:25
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Alright, the solution was to use:

(auto-indent-global-mode)

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    Note that if you use packages that auto-indent whole buffer, it could slow down your Emacs even on a slightly large buffer with over 5000 lines. You will notice a slight delay for every character entered. – Tu Do Nov 15 '14 at 15:53

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