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Date:      Mon, 17 Nov 2003 16:44:09 +0100 (CET)
From:      "Julien Gabel" <jpeg@thilelli.net>
To:        "mike bueide" <mbueide@charter.net>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Formatting an email for this list using vi
Message-ID:  <49662.194.119.92.65.1069083849.squirrel@webmail.thilelli.net>
In-Reply-To: <20031117144422.GA94866@charter.net>
References:  <.128.250.18.41.1069023480.squirrel@www.k1x.org> <20031117144422.GA94866@charter.net>

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>> 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?

> When you're in the editor:
>
> :set wm=20
>
> will give 60 character wrap.  (ie 80-20 = 60) (Note, I've
> done this here in this message and this is the wrap I'm
> getting.

Don't forget to set the columns option to 80 in order to this
tip to work. This option is set to 161 by default on my fresh
5.1-RELEASE installation.
--
-jg.



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