Trust me, anyone that has more than 640x480 screen resolution will most
likely appreciate the line length and select their own client to do the
wrapping. In my case, I tend to hit enter and create a new line around
the 60-70 character mark anyway. This is fine for composing messages,
and when I do get that text file that's a little extra wide, I can send
it with confidence that I won't be introducing anything unexpected in
the file. 132 is just the maximum number you can choose in outlook. It
also happens to fit a certain video terminal width perfectly. You can
set the number up to 9999 in netscape, but I never set it higher than
> yup I found the "plain text button"! hehehe Someone here gave me a link
> to a really good site that showed how to set email clients to text only
> and it worked. Thanks whoever that was.... several have helped me and I
> don't recall who sent that link.
> Question... why set my line length (word wrap) at 132? Won't that mess
> up my regular emails?
> P.S. This is the nicest support list I've ever sought help from...
> everyone has been soooooooooooo nice even sending suggestion in private
> mail and not one person has said anything derogatory about my lack of
> knowledge and skills in this area. That's unusual for a support list.
> Thanks everyone so much! :)