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Re: Weird pasting behavior with entourage

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  • Gary Furash
    Yep, that was it. The fileformat default on my mac is UNIX, but if I change it to dos the cut and paste thing works fine. I m guessing its the infamous cr/lf
    Message 1 of 3 , Jun 4, 2006
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      Yep, that was it. The fileformat default on my mac is UNIX, but if I change
      it to dos the cut and paste thing works fine. I'm guessing its the infamous
      cr/lf thing


      On 6/3/06 10:10 PM, "Ned Konz" <ned@...> wrote:

      > Gary Furash wrote:
      >> If I paste a vim text document (select all, copy, paste) into the body of a
      >> Microsoft Entourage note body, entourage acts as if there are no line feeds
      >> and squishes all the lines together (even if I'm pasting an indented
      >> outline). This doesn't happen in the other direction (copy from entourage
      >> to vim).
      >>
      >> If I copy from VIM to say text edit, then from there to vim, everything
      >> works fine.
      >>
      >> I'm using OSX (latest) with vim, os version, http://macvim.org/OSX, 2006
      >> May 7).
      >>
      >
      > So what fileformat (i.e. line ending convention) are you using?
      >
      > try
      >
      > :set ff
      >
      > Have you tried changing it and then copying?
      >
      > :set ff=dos
      >
      > or
      >
      > :set ff=unix
      >
      >
      > You can set a preferred fileformat order using
      >
      >
      > set ffs=unix,mac,dos
      >
      > or similar.

      --
      Gary Furash, MBA, PMP
      furashg@..., http://complexwork.blospot.com
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