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Old 11-20-2009, 09:45 PM   #1
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Visual mode of VIM


In visual mode, when you used the 'ctrl + v' function, you could use 'gq' shortcut key to format the current line to 'textwidth' columns.
I want to know how to find the parameters 'textwidth' and how to modify it?
Thanks!
 
Old 11-21-2009, 04:21 PM   #2
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In visual mode, when you used the 'ctrl + v' function, you could use 'gq' shortcut key to format the current line to 'textwidth' columns.
I want to know how to find the parameters 'textwidth' and how to modify it?
Thanks!
Code:
:set tw
Will show you current textwidth. The default is 0, which disables textwidth and all associated features.

Code:
:set tw=80
Sets textwidth to 80. Obviouslly, this doesn't have to be 80.

I'm just going by what the help pages for gvim told me, I haven't actually tried this.
 
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In visual mode, when you used the 'ctrl + v' function, you could use 'gq' shortcut key to format the current line to 'textwidth' columns.
I want to know how to find the parameters 'textwidth' and how to modify it?
Thanks!
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