[kdepim-users] Draft wordwraps converted to linebreaks
martin at lichtvoll.de
Tue Aug 11 16:59:52 BST 2015
Am Dienstag, 11. August 2015, 09:50:11 schrieb Jerome Yuzyk:
> On Tuesday, August 11, 2015 05:22:10 PM Jan Neuhäußer wrote:
> > Am Mittwoch, 5. August 2015, 12:34:51 schrieb Jerome Yuzyk:
> > > On Sunday, August 02, 2015 10:19:05 PM Ingo Klöcker wrote:
> > > > On Sunday 02 August 2015 12:31:31 Jerome Yuzyk wrote:
> > > > > 4.14.7 on Fedora 20
> > > > >
> > > > > If I Save As Draft, all my word-wraps are converted to hard
> > > > > linebreaks,
> > > > > and when I go to revive the message from Drafts I have to reflow
> > > > > text
> > > > > that I've changed.
> > > > >
> > > > > Is that as-designed or a bug?
> > > >
> > > > As far as I remember, KMail has always behaved like this. So, one
> > > > could
> > > > say it's as-designed. This doesn't mean that it's sensible behavior
> > > > and
> > > > that it cannot be changed. A lot has changed since KDE 2 times, e.g.
> > > > there's now an official "flowed" mode defined for text emails which
> > > > KMail still doesn't support (as far as I know).
> > > I've reported it as a bug then:
> > >
> > > https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=351004
> > Hi Jerome,
> > there exists an option, available in the options-menu of the composer
> > window, should be called "line break" ("Zeilenumbruch" in german). Did
> > you try that? It changes the behaviour of line breaks espacially when
> > saving as draft.
> Hello Jan. The Wordwrap setting in enabled for me for new messages and
> those from Drafts. But, by then the message seems to have been converted to
> use linebreaks determined by the width of the original composer window.
What the option does AFAIK is to tell KMail to use a fixed width for
wordwrapping that can be set in settings as well. Otherwise I think KMail
should not wrap lines at all, but as Jan wrote apparently it does so for
Also the behavior of KMail when wrapping quoted line is less than optimal at
least for some mails.
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