How to set the history commands visible ?

Laura Creighton lac at
Mon Sep 14 11:55:52 CEST 2015

In a message of Mon, 14 Sep 2015 18:24:42 +1000, Chris Angelico writes:
>On Mon, Sep 14, 2015 at 6:01 PM, Laura Creighton <lac at> wrote:
>> Since you are a gmail user, you should be able to see this:
>>>>> import sys
>>>>> import os
>>>>> import tkinter
>>>>> from __future__ import print_function
>>>>> for i in range(3):
>> ...     print (i)
>> ...
>> 0
>> 1
>> 2
>> Now try to reply to me, quoting this in gmail.  Gmail will happily reflow
>> the lines above.
>I, too, am using Gmail, and I simply selected those lines and clicked
>into the Reply box. No wrapping in evidence. Is it a problem specific
>to the mobile app? I'm using the regular in-browser form.
>Or does the wrapping occur at the next stage?

It definitely was with replying to me with the regular, not browser
app.  I will be overjoyed to hear that gmail respects text-only

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On the other hand, it may be related to one particular gmail user's
emacs settings:

except that I got the same behaviour from a different user, I forget
whom I asked to check this.  Clearly wasn't you ...

This may be a case of 'how pleasant to be wrong' ...


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