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How can I split paragraph into one-line-per-sentence but still keep it wrapped visually?

This is similar to Editing files with one-sentence-per-line (in function as well as motive), but I wish to have a full, flowing paragraph rather than visual breaks at every sentence. I would like to ...
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How to force the current line to be always in the middle of the screen

I am editing a large file. I would like the current line where the cursor is at to be always in the middle of the screen. Is this possible?
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Certain symbols resulting in really tall line (and cursor)

This one is honestly a bit of a mystery for me. The strange behavior is caused by the lambda symbol: the line goes to normal height if I remove the lambda. How can I get Emacs to display such ...
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How do I reduce spacing between lines to less than zero?

Using the Emacs GUI, I get a certain amount of spacing between each line of text. By default this spacing seems to be zero, but can be increased by customizing line spacing. This is the default of ...
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How can I suppress emacs' cursor moving into the empty last line of a file?

One of vim's quirks is that it doesn't show an empty line at the end of a file if the file ends with the newline character. This way, if the file doesn't end with a newline, the display is the same, ...
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How can I get a ruler at column 80?

As a programmer, I want to see a ruler at a specific column (usually 80), both so I see when I cross that column, but also to see how close I am getting to it so I can reformat my code early. The ...

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