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How to display a (basic) column indicator? [duplicate]

Since fill-column-indicator is no longer actively maintained, how can I visualize the fill-column? The fill-column-indicator package was quite heavy and had compatibility issues with other packages. ...
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Prevent spacemacs from splitting lines of C++ code

I installed the c-c++ layers in Spacemacs. When I invoke indent-region, Spacemacs splits lines that are longer than 80 characters. How can I prevent this behavior? auto-fill-mode is not enabled and ...
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Display two vertical rules, at columns 79 and 87

Python code now often is limited either to 80 columns, or to 88 columns. fci-mode allows drawing a vertical rule at a single column, but not two. I'd like to do something very similar in appearance ...
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Per-mode value for `fill-column'

Emacs and I agree on many things. That's good. However, there is one thing we disagree on – the default value for fill-column for different major modes. In order to alleviate this, I added the ...
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Hard return to soft return of a .tex file

I have tons of LaTeX files with hard returns at column 80 like the test file below: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Foo bar foobar Foo bar foobar Foo bar foobar Foo bar foobar Foo bar ...
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Add characters on each side of a block

I want to write a function which equally add "-" character on each sides of bold text. The future line should be no longer then fill-column Input: - <1900-01-01 Mon> *XX century* <1999-12-...
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Format help buffers to specific width

I'm helping a visually impaired user make viewing documentation in Emacs easier. He sets his font size such that he has about 40 columns of text in a full-screen frame with no splits (and he has ...
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Why is the default value of fill-column 70?

Is there a reason that the default value of fill-column is 70? In my experience, everyone who cares about the value of fill-column prefers a default value of 80.
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Turn on auto-fill-mode when editing a commit message with Magit?

I have tried: (add-hook 'git-commit-mode-hook '(lambda () (setq fill-column 72) (turn-on-auto-fill))) In both cases, auto-fill-...
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org-mode and file column indicator (fci-mode)

When using the fill-column-indicator package with org mode, I get wrong argument errors when exiting the source block editing window, issues with utf-8 character artefacts in source blocks exported to ...
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How to disable fill-column-indicator (fci) when it's outside the window?

The are various known bugs with the fill-column indicator, there is one well known bug that occurs when the window is too narrow for the window. Causing a column of $ to show on the right hand side ...
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Change fill-column-indicator rule color immediately

How can I change the color of the fill-column-indicator and have the changes visible immediately? (defun my:change-fci-color (color) (setq fci-rule-color color) (fci-redraw-frame)) The previous ...
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Unpredictable fill-column behavior

I'm using Emacs (24.4+1-5) and org mode for writing prose, which means that I need some mechanism for line wrapping that just works, and preferably the same way each time. At the moment I'm using ...
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fill-column-indicator mode doesn't show a straight vertical line

OS windows7 64bit | GNU emacs 24.3.1
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Fill-column conflicts with YASnippet [Examples in gif]

I use fill-column in my dot-Emacs. And I have the following setting: (turn-on-auto-fill) (set-fill-column 60) The result looks like this: Every time when the input exceeds columnnumber 60, it will ...
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Can I allow punctuation to run past fill-column?

In typography, there's a practice called 'protrusion' (or hanging punctuation) that allows certain symbols to hang off the end of the margin: I'd like to do the same thing for my text documents. Can ...