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Re: getting data into mails



On Fri, Jul 07, 2000 at 09:03:37PM +0200, Sven Burgener wrote:
> Hi all
> 
> If I wanted to put some lines of text from, say a manual page, into an
> email that I compose (in mutt/vi), how would I best / most easily do this?
> 
> I know about vi's ":r!" command which places the output of a program 
> into the current file.
> 
> I'm not using X here, just plain console with exim / fetchmail /
> procmail / mutt / vim. :)

...ok, memo to Self:  think, then write, and read *with*
comprehension....

Um, I'm not 'zactly sure, but you want to mess with the -t or -T options
to man, and find a groff output device that specifies straight ASCII.

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