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.gitignore Initial import Mar 19, 2009
guess-style.el #2 Don't reference obsolete variable if possible. Sep 25, 2014


What's this for?

Guess variables like c-basic-offset, tab-width and indent-tabs-mode automatically.


Add the following to your .emacs:

(add-to-path 'load-path "/path/to/guess-style")
(autoload 'guess-style-set-variable "guess-style" nil t)
(autoload 'guess-style-guess-variable "guess-style")
(autoload 'guess-style-guess-all "guess-style" nil t)


To guess variables when a major mode is loaded, add guess-style-guess-all to that mode's hook like this: (add-hook 'c-mode-common-hook 'guess-style-guess-all)

To (permanently) override values use guess-style-set-variable. To change what variables are guessed, customize guess-style-guesser-alist.

To show some of the guessed variables in the mode-line, enable guess-style-info-mode. You can do this by adding this to your .emacs:

(global-guess-style-info-mode 1)


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