3.22.2 Minor modes
The minor modes determine whether or not certain actions take place. Buffers may be in any number of minor modes. No command details are given here as they are covered in other sections of the manuals.
Minor modes available in the LispWorks editor are as follows:
e. Each character that is typed overwrites an existing character in the text--see Overwriting.
Auto Fill mode
. Lines are broken between words at the right hand margin automatically, so there is no need to type
at the end of each line--see Filling.
. Allows abbreviation definitions to be expanded automatically--see Abbreviations.
. Used by the Listener to make history commands available (see the
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