Using Emacs as Ebook reader

David Kuehling dvdkhlng at
Tue Mar 20 20:02:47 EDT 2012

>>>>> "Ruben" == Ruben Berenguel <ruben at> writes:

> Just a quick heads up: use visual-line-mode instead. Word wrap alters
> the content of the file (or at least, used to), visual line mode is
> just a visual wrapper that does nothing to the file.

Hi Ruben,

word-wrap changes only display handling; file contents aren't touched,
and no line-breaks inserted on safe.  For changing file contents you'd
need auto-fill-mode or something.

The additional stuff that visual-line-mode configures may nowadays be
enabled by default, but not sure.


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