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Re: Running something in a terminal

On Mon, Jan 01, 2001 at 09:11:08AM -0600, Richard Cobbe wrote:
> Lo, on Monday, January 1, Rob VanFleet did write:
> > On Mon, Jan 01, 2001 at 03:04:30AM -0800, kmself@ix.netcom.com wrote:
> > > ...set your linewrap to 72 chars.
> > 
> > Sorry, did some pasting in my last message and I guess I mucked things
> > up a bit.  Any particular reason as to 72?  I was originally wrapping at
> > 79 chars, which seemed to work well enough (no one complained at least).
> The bigger margin allows for more deeply-nested attributions before the
> lines start wrapping, that's all.

That can be cured, though.

In vi (vim), I use the key-combination 'gqj'. This wraps lines nicely to
the right length (set with ':set textwidth=72'). It even re-arranges the
quote '>' characters nicely.
I don't know whether this requires "vim-rt".

I just haven't figured out how to "replace" the powerquote 
(like "sven> ") with plain '>'s if that can easily be done...


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