9.17  editor-wordbreak-map%

An editor-wordbreak-map% objects is used with a text% objects to specify word-breaking criteria for the default wordbreaking function. See also set-wordbreak-map, get-wordbreak-map, find-wordbreak, and set-wordbreak-func.

A global object the-editor-wordbreak-map is created automatically and used as the default map for all text% objects.

A wordbreak objects implements a mapping from each character to a list of symbols. The following symbols are legal elements of the list:

The presence of a flag in a character's value indicates that the character does not break a word when searching for breaks using the corresponding reason. For example, if 'caret is present, then the character is a non-breaking character for caret-movement words. (Each stream of non-breaking characters is a single word.)