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mail.vim customized for format=flowed; put in .vim/ftplugin directory
" Vim filetype plugin file
" Language: Mail
" Maintainer: Bram Moolenaar <>
" Last Change: 2009 Jun 03
" Only do this when not done yet for this buffer
if exists("b:did_ftplugin")
let b:did_ftplugin = 1
let b:undo_ftplugin = "setl modeline< tw< fo<"
" Don't use modelines in e-mail messages, avoid trojan horses and nasty
" "jokes" (e.g., setting 'textwidth' to 5).
setlocal nomodeline
" many people recommend keeping e-mail messages 72 chars wide
" set color column at 72
if &tw == 0
setlocal tw=72
setlocal colorcolumn=+1
" Set 'formatoptions' so that Mutt can send format=flowed messages
setlocal fo+=aw
" Add mappings, unless the user doesn't want this.
if !exists("no_plugin_maps") && !exists("no_mail_maps")
" Quote text by inserting "> "
if !hasmapto('<Plug>MailQuote')
vmap <buffer> <LocalLeader>q <Plug>MailQuote
nmap <buffer> <LocalLeader>q <Plug>MailQuote
vnoremap <buffer> <Plug>MailQuote :s/^/> /<CR>:noh<CR>``
nnoremap <buffer> <Plug>MailQuote :.,$s/^/> /<CR>:noh<CR>``
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