Formatting an email for this list using vi

mike bueide mbueide at
Mon Nov 17 06:54:36 PST 2003

On Mon, Nov 17, 2003 at 09:58:00AM +1100, Frederick Bowes wrote:
> Hi,
> I have just started learning to use vi, and remember someone posting
> something a while ago about how to re-format an email reply to have proper
> 60 character width or something like that, does anyone remember how that
> is done?
When you're in the editor:

:set wm=20

will give 60 character wrap.  (ie 80-20 = 60) (Note, I've
done this here in this message and this is the wrap I'm

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