O’Reilly Media book: Learning GNU Emacs, 3rd Edition

Learning GNU Emacs, 3rd Edition – O’Reilly Media

Chapter 7: Simple Text Formatting and Specialized Editing
  • Using Tabs
  • Indenting Text
  • Centering Text
  • Using Outline Mode
  • Rectangle Editing
  • Making Simple Drawings (M-x edit-picture -> picture mode)
For creating a vertical line switch to picture mode and change the default direction. Sometimes I need this for creating a table from a list of lines.

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