On 2021-05-21, Lewis <g.k...@kreme.dont-email.me
> In message <slrnsaedfv....@iceland.freeshell.org
> ffuentes <ffue...@sdf-f.spam.org
>> Here I have a silly question. Do any of you use nano to post to newsgroups?
> The editor has nothing to do with posting tp newsgroups. YOu can use any
> editor you want. I am sure plenty of people use nano, just as plenty use
> vim, vim, emacs, gvim, and even BBEdit.
>> I know slrn has a good example of how to setup vim to post
>> but how can someone post from nano?
> set your editor to nano in your .slrnrc.
>> I wanna make nano wrap at 72 characters (which can be done with -r)
>> but I also wanna make the cursor to stay in between the response and
>> the header.
>> nano -r 72 -S +10
>> Is this right? Do any of you have a better idea?
> Seems like that should work based on the man page (I don't use nano).
I don't either — I use the jstar "flavor" of joe (Joe's Own Editor).
Somehow I figured out the following line (which works for me).
set editor_command "jstar +%d '%s'"
At this point I don't know what "+%d" and "'%s'" do — I would have to look
it up again. I don't have to worry about the 72 character line, as jstar
just brings in its own settings from its own .jstarc configuration file. I
don't know right now where the cursor goes when I do a follow up — I'll have
to check that out and report back. Wherever it ends up I'm used to what it
Sorry I can't be any more help. I've tried nano but could never get "into
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