I use par to formatted/reformatted my emails. > = Copied from message sent on Tue Jan 27 06:26:32 2004 by Ruben de Groot Subject:Re: Formatting an email for this list using vi. > > On Mon, Nov 17, 2003 at 07:34:54AM -0600, Gary typed: > > Hi Frederick, > > > > --On Monday, November 17, 2003 09:58:00 AM +1100 Frederick Bowes > > <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > > >I have just started learning to use vi, and remember someone posting > > >something a while ago about how to re-format an email reply to have proper > > >60 character width or something like that, does anyone remember how that > > >is done? > > > > Well, I use VIM instead of VI, it is an "enhanced version" > > > > For automatic settings, set up a .vimrc file in your home dir. > > > > Add in: > > > > :set tw=74 (to set your text width) > > Or in FreeBSD's stock vi incarnation (nvi), you put the line > > set wraplen=72 > > in $HOME/.exrc > > Ruben > > > Or you can add this in manually on the VI command line after starting it. > > > > > > Now to refomat an email, while preserving the > on previous quoted text, > > type in ESC gqip > > > > -- > > Gary > > _______________________________________________ > > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > > >
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