On Thu, 16 Aug 2012 13:23:28 -0500 Les Mikesell wrote: > When I use copy/paste text into a window running vi, if there is a > single line starting with '#', in the pasted content, it adds a # to > all subsequent lines and indents each an additional level. Is there > some way to eliminate this bizarre behavior, preferably globally and > permanently so I don't have to repeat some change for every > machine/user where I might log in? I discovered exactly the same behaviour in the Sylpheed email editor a few weeks back. Not only with cut-and-paste, but just typing into the editor window. If a line starts with # then every following line after that also gains one as you type. -- MELVILLE THEATRE ~ Real D 3D Digital Cinema ~ www.melvilletheatre.com www.creekfm.com - FIFTY THOUSAND WATTS of POW WOW POWER!