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RE: reinstalled Vim, no carriage return

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  • Alejandro Lopez-Valencia
    Benji Fisher broke the silence of shunyata on Wednesday, February 25, ... And start again. Alejo
    Message 1 of 6 , Feb 26, 2004
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      Benji Fisher broke the silence of shunyata on Wednesday, February 25,
      2004 4:30 PM, and uttered:

      > On Tue, Feb 24, 2004 at 09:16:48PM -0700, JM Fraser wrote:
      >> Hey, having had some probs with Procmail and a broken server, I have
      >> had to reinstalled Vim v6.22. But I now find, that I can no longer
      >> 'carriage return' lines of text and that certain config files no
      >> longer display the various colors within them; it is all one block
      >> of white text.
      >>
      >> Why is this and how can it be remedied?
      >
      > I am not sure what yo mean by "'carriage return' lines of text",
      > but it may be that you forgot to install a personal vimrc file, and
      > vim
      > is now running in 'compatible' mode. Try
      >
      > $ cp path/to/vim62/vimrc_example.vim ~/.vim
      >
      >> help 'compatible'
      >> help vimrc

      This works from vim's command line:

      :e $VIMRUNTIME/vimrc_example.vim
      :w ~/.vimrc
      :q

      And start again.

      Alejo
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