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Re: [StrongED] "wrapwidth" setting

In article <8cc10b9d53.pittdj+@xxxxxxxxxxx>, David Pitt
<pittdj@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> In message <539d045079riscos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Richard Ashbery
>   <riscos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > In article <c683379c53.fjgraute@xxxxxxxxx>, Fred Graute
> > <fjgraute@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> In message <539c2ff993riscos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Richard Ashbery
> >>           <riscos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> >>> In article <7F762728-A08B-4B96-AF84-A51F1A82DAF6@xxxxxxxxxxxx>,
> >>> David Pitt <pittdj@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> On 17 Oct 2013, at 16:47, Richard Ashbery
> >>>> <riscos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >>>

[snip a little]

> >> Please excuse my pedantry here. Using StrongED$WrapWidth inside
> >> a ModeFile is fine but you must put it in a comment line as
> >> otherwise StrongED will try to parse it.

> > Inserting StrongED$WrapWidth = 132 in an HTML file overrides the
> > figure in Softwrap in Mode Choices (wrapwidth figure of 132
> > appears in the Information bar). This confirms Martin's earlier
> > posting. If I insert the command string into HTML's ModeFile
> > (with a comment prefix character... #) and saved in
> > StrED_cfg.UserPrefs it gets ignored. What am I doing incorrectly
> > please?

> Referring to the second sentence.

> No, the setting in HTML.Modefile is not ignored, it is only applied
> when that file is viewed. I have just tried it here and the
> default StrongMode WrapWidth of 256 is overidden.

This seems to conflict with what Fred has posted earlier. The plot

> From the "Options embedded in the text" StrongHelp page, "When
> StrongED loads a file, it scans through the first kilobytes to see
> if it can find any embedded configuration options".

OK - fully understood.

> The StrongED$ variables are applied on viewing the file containing
> them. They are not syntax recognised by ModeFiles, therefore when
> in a ModeFile they are not applied to the viewed files. They do
> have to be inactive lines, commented out, so that the program that
> would normally run the filetype ignores them. In the same way
> StrongED ignores them when it parses them within a ModeFile.

OK - it confirms what Fred and others have posted.



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