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Re: Mutt's Editor



On Fri, 13 Oct 2000, Jeff Howie wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 13, 2000 at 01:15:45PM +1100, Damon Muller wrote:
> > Quoth Nate Bargmann, 
> > > In ~./mutt/muttrc check this line:
> > > set editor=/usr/bin/vim
> > 
> > You may also want to include the contents of
> > /usr/share/doc/vim/examples/mail in your /.vimrc - it does cool things
> > like colour signatures and quoted mail (different colours for different
> > levels of quotes), and also lets you use the `qv' command to re-wrap
> > quoted lines (very handy for replying to those inconsiderate people who
> > don't know how to wrap their messages at 72 lines!).
> 
> (...pouting...)
> How come _I_ don't have that file? What, are you special or something?
> ;^>
> What version of vim are you using? Mine's 5.5.

Make sure you have installed both the vim _and_ the vimrt (or was that
vim-rt?) debs.  I would have thought that the maintainer would make vim
dependent on vim-rt, but that's not the way it is.

-- 
Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain. -- Schiller



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