From: Rui Miguel Silva Seabra (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Mar 19 2002 - 21:08:01 EST
On Wed, 2002-03-20 at 01:49, Martin Sevior wrote:
> On Tue, 19 Mar 2002, Philippe DEFERT wrote:
> > When you open a text file in abiword, it always takes it line by line,
> > i.e. it adds an end of line at each LF. When you write a text in emacs
> > there is an automatic wrapping to 72 columns and this inserts a LF. I
> > saw in lyx a very nice feature when you import a text file, you can
> > choose to get it line by line i.e each LF is an EOL or you can do the
> > same paragraph by paragraph i.e. each 2 lines separated by 1 LF are
> > joined, as soon that you have a blank line which is equivalent to 2
> > consecutive LF, a EOL is added to make a "paragraph". This is called in
> > the lyx jargon "import text as lines" or "import text as paragraphs"
> > Is there the same feature in abiword ? If so, where can I find it, if it
> > does not exist I think it could be simple to implement though very very
> > useful in UNIX. I am not enough into abiword's code to do it myself...
> No abiword does not do this and I have exactly the same problem. I'm not
> this is the best way to fix it. Maybe just two <LF><LF> to be a paragraph
> It is easy to implement this. I might do it.
Martin, that's attributing a context to the content format that may not
What about all the text that there is that does not have an empty line?
Just because some text files are formated that way, it doesn't mean that
all are so.
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