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Wordwrap problem

by Artie62 / September 4, 2008 4:41 AM PDT

I run Win XP and OE7.

This issue comes up when I compose text (usually in notepad) and especially after editing it a few times, and I then copy and paste into another application or into email or a usenet post. I get double spaced lines, unnecessary line breaks, and the resulting mess is nearly unreadable. I have and use ecleaner, which helps, but not enough. I've tried changing the wordwrap in the plain text settings in OE, but that doesn't help at all. Suggestions would be GREATLY appreciated.

This is how

the text may finally wind
up looking when

this problem occurrs.

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Notepad Lacks Formatting
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / September 4, 2008 6:47 AM PDT
In reply to: Wordwrap problem

...and as such, on .txt documents, you'll always have an issue such as the one you're experiencing.. Instead, if you're going to repeatedly be using such text, I suggest using a different program to write the text. I happen to use MS Word for performing such things, but most any word processing document should create a usable text.

Hope this helps.


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Notepad lacks formatting
by Artie62 / September 5, 2008 3:50 AM PDT

Thank you.
Actually, the problem is worsened when I paste into Word to use the spellchecker and then go back to notepad again.
I've changed my settings in ecleaner to get rid of as much of the coding as possible, and now it seems to do the trick.

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(NT) ecleaner?
by Kees Bakker / September 5, 2008 4:22 AM PDT
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That's The Problem.. Stil Using Notepad...
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / September 5, 2008 7:22 AM PDT

If you go from Notepad to Word to Notepad, you've still removed any formatting.. The secret is to ONLY use Word, then copy and paste to your intended location.. If Notepad comes into the mix, it will lose it's form again, especially if you edit it in Notepad..

Hope this helps.


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Notepad & Word
by Artie62 / September 5, 2008 7:40 AM PDT

Thank you!

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