Out-of-the-box Emacs (28.2, in case it matters) will use a "continuation mode" for text files. Long lines within a paragraph wrap around at the end of the frame.
Out-of-the-box Org-mode will expect either scrolling...
... or else the use of
For text-heavy documents that I'm repeatedly editing, I prefer not to continuously
fill-paragraph. In these cases I prefer to edit using the full frame width for my monitor.
How can I avoid fill-paragraph in org-mode?
- This question has been asked before.
I can indeed set in my
(setq 'truncate-lines nil)
(setq 'truncate-lines t)
but the latter does not do what I describe above. Ideally I'd isolate this in a hook for just
org-mode, but first I need to understand why
truncate-lines doesn't do what it's supposed to do.