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How to prevent Outlook 2016 from adding line breaks in long URLs?

It seems Outlook 2016 adds line breaks in plain text messages. How can I prevent this?
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How to draw boxes and tables in plain text

In many plain text documents, box drawing characters are used to draw these boxes in figures and tables. Such examples (from RFC 5766) are shown below. Is there a better way to draw this (for instance,...
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Difference in plain text in Win10 vs OS X

I got some text (from here, fwiw, just the guitar tab part) When I copy/paste that text into TextEdit, the text is misaligned, as if it were not plain text, but I have selected Format > Make Plain ...
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How to copy formatted text from OneNote to other programs?

The only way to not be pasted as image is to copy it as plain text. But I have an article with a lot of simple formatting (bold, italic, underline, table, indent) in various locations and would like ...
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Forward message from Plain text to HTML (auto) [duplicate]

This issue occurs in Outlook 2016 I have an e-mail from a scanner that is in plain text but with an attachment. Because it is in plain text the attachment is removed when I try to forward it. Is ...
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How can I tell Firefox that I want to view some plaintext MIME types directly in the browser

I got a link from a friend which pointed to a standard .patch file, and the web server served-up the file with a Content-Type of text/x-diff. Firefox prompted me to download the file, but I'd prefer ...
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How to set Thunderbird's global standard font when starting an email from a link?

I'd rather like to send all my mail as plain text with fixed width ('Courier' font) than as html/variable width. Thus—as you can see in the picture below—in the 'Account settings' I've unchecked '...
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Why is plaintext so popular? [closed]

Today, many protocols and web languages that we use on a daily basis (HTTP, HTML, CSS, javascript, etc.) are delivered in plaintext. From a network performance point of view, this makes absolutely no ...
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Stripping and reformatting specific HTML tags from content

I'm currently working on a study involving Stack Exchange content and trying to find an efficient way to bring the content into my CAQDAS. The CAQDAS I'm using is DeDoose. My issue is that the ...
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How can I keep Notepad++ from replacing em-dashes with Chinese characters?

I've recently started using Notepad++. But when I open a txt file containing em-dashes, those em-dashes display as Chinese characters. Here is a screenshot of a test file open in Notepad: And here ...
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7bit email gets received as base64

I am sending an email with mutt from a hotmail address to gmail. Source on hotmail: Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii" Content-Disposition: attachment; filename="file.c" Source on GMail: ...
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odt2txt handling page breaks incorrectly

I'm also not sure if I'm doing something wrong or its a bug. I want to use the bash command odt2txt to convert an odt-file, made with Libreoffice Writer, to a text file. However, the line breaks don'...
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Outlook 2010 Macro to Convert Selected Email Messages to Plain Text [closed]

I need assistance creating a VBA Macro in Outlook 2010 that will convert one or many selected messages to Plain Text formatting. I am looking for a Macro instead of an incoming mail rule. I found the ...
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Prevent Outlook from displaying plain text emails with formatting

Our app sends plain text emails. They appear fine in some email clients but the ASCII/text table lines are distorted in Outlook 2010. How can you force Outlook to view these as plain text without ...
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How to delete text after 3rd line in multiple files

I'm looking for a way so I can delete lines in text files after a specific line. for example, a file contains 5 lines. I want to delete lines after the third line. see, Line 1 Line 2 Line 3 xxxxxx ...

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