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Old 06-08-2011, 03:08 PM   #1
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line numbering in emacs (as in vi)


I want to enable line numbering in emacs - as is vi, which we use exclusively at work (my boss removed emacs from all the machines in the department.)

In vi you just use :set nu - the is a site that explains that this is possible
http://emacsblog.org/2007/03/29/quic...ine-numbering/

It describes a linenum.el - and I can see the program, but don't understand how to install it.
 
Old 06-08-2011, 03:31 PM   #2
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Which version of emacs have you got? AFAIK, in emacs 23.x you don't need any additional packages. Just add:
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(global-linum-mode 1)
to ~/.emacs and it should work fine.
 
Old 06-13-2011, 03:40 PM   #3
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