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Re: [SLUG] looking at vi file in wordpad
- To: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] looking at vi file in wordpad
- From: scott@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2004 14:04:07 +1000
slug-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote on 26/07/2004 12:58:40 PM:
> Dear slugers,
> I have created a file using vi.
> When I look at the same file on a windows box with notepad it is
> loaded as one line and where I expect to have carriage returns i
> have box looking characters.
> Can someone tell me how I can replicate these box looking characters
> on a windows system using wordpad or notepad.
I am not sure how you would create those boxes in notepad or wordpad
why not use vim?
http://www.vim.org, you can download a windows binary version, which is
very nice with its syntax highlighting and it has all the commands of its