What do I put in my init to enable a mode for all files?

Say I want to have auto-fill-mode enabled at all times.

I've seen this post and some others, but all are focused on a specific task. I'd like to document a general solution to a common search that uses best practices.


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It depends on the mode.

In your case you can do:

(auto-fill-mode 1)

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