[sf-lug] Kwrite to Windows

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Sun May 25 00:14:21 PDT 2008

Quoting Truth E. Ness (truth.e.ness at gmail.com):

> For some reason, when I send text files on an email attachment, no one seems
> to be able to read them.

KWrite is a pure ASCII-document editor, so (on Linux) it outputs ASCII
files with Unix-type endline sequences (LF character only), which
differs from the horrific kludge that passes for ASCII on DOS/Windows
(CR char, then LF).

Either send the text inline (as opposed to as an attachment[1]), or pass
your text through something a bit more heavy-duty, e.g., KWord, and save
it out as an RTF file that you then attach.

Me, I'd just inline the text.  Simpler.

[1] What I mean is, select the full text in your favourite editor, copy
it to Clipboard, then paste it directly into the body text of your draft

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