From: Kyle Meyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Mike Kupfer <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: org-adapt-indentation not honored prior to Org 9.4?
Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 23:38:52 -0400 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (raw)
Mike Kupfer writes:
> Over the weekend I upgraded my Emacs from 27.1 (Org 9.3) to 27.2-rc2
> (Org 9.4). I noticed that Org mode behaves differently, even with
> "emacs -Q".
> In 27.1, if I visit foo.org and type "* header RET", point is put in the
> first column. In 27.2, point is put in column 3.
> AFAIK, I'm not using electric-indent-mode; at least it's not shown in
> the minor mode list in the modeline.
electric-indent-mode has been enabled by default since Emacs 24. If you
run `C-h v electric-indent-mode` under emacs -Q, you should see that its
value is t.
> org-adapt-indentation is t in both Emacs 27.1 and Emacs 27.2. Was there
> a bug fix that went into Org 9.4 such that org-adapt-indentation is now
Not that I'm aware of. However, Org was changed to respect the
electric-indent-mode value: d3e6b5800 (Make RET and C-j obey
> Could the change in behavior be documented in the ORG-NEWS
> file in Emacs?
Here's what ORG-NEWS says under the 9.4 release:
*** =RET= and =C-j= now obey ~electric-indent-mode~
Since Emacs 24.4, ~electric-indent-mode~ is enabled by default. In
most major modes, this causes =RET= to reindent the current line and
indent the new line, and =C-j= to insert a newline without indenting.
Org mode now obeys this minor mode: when ~electric-indent-mode~ is
enabled, and point is neither in a table nor on a timestamp or a link:
- =RET= (bound to ~org-return~) reindents the current line and indents
the new line;
- =C-j= (bound to the new command ~org-return-and-maybe-indent~)
merely inserts a newline.
To get the previous behaviour back, disable ~electric-indent-mode~
(add-hook 'org-mode-hook (lambda () (electric-indent-local-mode -1)))
Alternatively, if you wish to keep =RET= as the "smart-return" key,
but dislike Org's default indentation of sections, you may prefer to
customize ~org-adapt-indentation~ to either =nil= or ='headline-data=.
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2021-03-30 3:39 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2021-03-22 19:37 org-adapt-indentation not honored prior to Org 9.4? Mike Kupfer
2021-03-24 14:08 ` TRS-80
2021-03-24 14:45 ` Maxim Nikulin
2021-03-30 3:38 ` Kyle Meyer [this message]
2021-03-30 4:21 ` Tim Cross
2021-03-31 4:14 ` Kyle Meyer
2021-03-31 8:53 ` Bastien
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