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I'm analyzing a lot of logs using VIM version 7.3 (2010 Aug 15, compiled Sep 24 2013 13:45:11).
Recently I obtained logs that look like this:

     3521:2015-09-28T09:18:36.922557+00:00 192 [info]  »   ERR:  00 LINUX-0-<2015-09-28T09:18:36.922555Z> 22E ERR/APP/Error, (pid:558) name : SomeApplication#015¶

but after inserting any word at the end of a line it changes to 3 lines like so:

3521:2015-09-28T09:18:36.922557+00:00 192 [info]  »   ERR:  00¶
LINUX-0-<2015-09-28T09:18:36.922555Z> 22E ERR/APP/Error, (pid:558) name :¶
SomeApplication#015 %%%¶

My .vimrc:

set cindent¶
set nowrap¶
set hidden¶
set number¶
set ignorecase¶
set tabstop=6 shiftwidth=4 softtabstop=4 expandtab¶
set listchars=tab:»\ ,eol:¶,trail:·,   " show invisible characters as in eclipse IDE¶
nmap <CR> o<Esc>¶
nnoremap <silent> <Space> :silent noh<Bar>echo<CR>¶

" user defined commands¶
command DBGPrint ! cat % <Bar> grep \%\%\% <Bar> less¶
command! -nargs=1 Filter %y z <Bar> tabnew <Bar> 0put=@z <Bar> %!grep -in "<args>"¶
command! -nargs=1 FilterSens %y z <Bar> tabnew <Bar> 0put=@z <Bar> %!grep -n "<args>"¶

EDIT:
I added

set textwidth=0
set wrapmargin=0

at the end of my .vimrc file but when opening log file I have it set to textwidth=78.
When I execute set textwidth=0 in open file - it works.

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Try set textwidth=0 to not break up long lines. See :h tw. Note that if you set the textwidth to 0, then wrapmargin might take effect, see :h wm, so consider also using set wrapmargin=0.

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  • Or actually it resolved my issue when typing "set textwidth=0" into vim. When I typed it into my .vimrc - the issue still happens. Any idea why? – lewiatan Oct 8 '15 at 10:30
  • I use Majutsushi TagBar, and NERDTree plugins. – lewiatan Oct 8 '15 at 10:31
  • Try putting it at the bottom of your .vimrc – edi9999 Oct 8 '15 at 12:31
  • To check the value at run time, just type set tw, so you can check if it's actually 0 or not. – PhilippFrank Oct 8 '15 at 13:54

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