Wrap Text In Neovim

June - 2021

Softwrap

Softwarp text with this (note, need to checkout why the linebreak part is there)

:set wrap linebreak

Hardwrap On

You can turn on hard wrapping with tw set to a specific number. For example:

:set tw=64

That won't do existing lines, just new ones.

Hardwrap Existing Lines

If you need to convert an existing text, switch to visual line mode with v, select the lines to change then use:

gq

Hardwrap Off

To turn off textwrap, set:

:set tw=0

Unwrapping Hardwrapped Text

To unwrap text that was hard wrapped, go to the start of the


Read through this for more on softwrapping: https://vim.fandom.com/wiki/Word_wrap_without_line_breaks


via: https://vim.fandom.com/wiki/Automatic_word_wrapping