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Re: format a paragraph with gq

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  • linjus
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    Message 1 of 3 , Jul 1, 2010
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      It works! Thank you!



      On Jul 1, 2:00 pm, AK <andrei....@...> wrote:
      > On 07/01/2010 02:34 PM, linjus wrote:
      >
      >
      >
      > > I often use "gq" command to format a paragraph. (As I mostly use that
      > > command in "Visual mode", technically, I format a selected text, but I
      > > always highlight only one paragraph.)
      >
      > > It seems VIM sometimes puts two spaces between two words when it has
      > > to merge lines in a paragraph. For example, when tw=93 and the
      > > following text is highlighted, "gq" puts two spaces right after the
      > > period.
      >
      > > sdfs lsdkf lsdkf lsdkf lskdf lsdkf ldskf lsdkf
      > > sdf.
      > > flsdf
      >
      > > I'm not sure if this is because VIM recognizes periods and tries to do
      > > some smart things, but I really do not want this. I think it's not
      > > very consistent either; if the highlighted text were the following,
      > > there would be only one period after the period.
      >
      > > sdfs lsdkf lsdkf lsdkf lskdf lsdkf ldskf. lsdkf flsdf
      > > sdf sdf sdf sdf sdf sdf sdf
      >
      > > I don't know if my guess is correct, but the above example reproduces
      > > the problem. How can I enforce VIM to put only one space even though a
      > > line ends with a period?
      >
      > > Just in case you may wonder my configuration, I'm using GVIM under
      > > Windows 7 and my "formatoptions" is "tcq".
      >
      > > Thank you!
      >
      > :set nojoinspaces
      >
      > :help 'joinspaces
      >
      >    -ak
      >
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