How to extend sendmail wrapping

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József Vass
József Vass on 12 Jul 2022
Commented: Jonas on 14 Jul 2022
The sendmail function page at:
states that "sendmail automatically wraps text at 75 characters".
How do I increase this limit, or turn off wrapping altogether (preferably)?

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Jonas
Jonas on 12 Jul 2022
Edited: Jonas on 12 Jul 2022
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edit sendmail
and look into
function toSend = formatText(msgText)
there you can find the line
maxLineLength = 75;
which you can set to inf
you could also change the sendmail function and add another variable by changing the head of the function sendmail and formatText to e.g.
function sendmail(to,subject,theMessage,attachments,maxChars)
if nargin<5 || isempty(maxChars) || ~isnumeric(maxChars) || maxChars<=0
maxChars=75; % define some default
else
maxChars=ceil(maxChars); % to avoid non integer input
end
% ...
body = formatText(theMessage,maxChars);
% ...
function toSend = formatText(msgText,maxChars)
% ...
maxLineLength = maxChars;
% ...
then you would be more flexible in amount of character wrapping
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Jonas
Jonas on 14 Jul 2022
nice to hear. have a nice day!

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