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Re: [SLUG] Advice on coding in VI ?
- To: Grant Parnell <gripz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Advice on coding in VI ?
- From: John Ferlito <johnf@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri Nov 30 10:59:01 2001
- Cc: Martin <marty@xxxxxxxxxx>, slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Fri, Nov 30, 2001 at 07:09:25AM +1100, Grant Parnell wrote:
> Alright I'll bite, my biggest reason for using pico (I switch between
> vi and pico a lot) is the auto wordwrap and the paragraph formatter.
> Is there an easy way to do this in vi? Currently I really like those
> features when reading/writing email and doing documentation but the
> majority of other tasks are done with vi, in fact I'll switch editors
> mid-stream depending on the feature I want at the time.
To enable auto word wrap you need to do a
ie set the textwidth to 72 characters. or put it on your .vimrc without
auto formating you can do in command mode with gqap there's probably a
shorter way of doing it or you can probably alias it to something
shorter but I've never looked into it.
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