Wrapping and wrong encoding

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Outlook 2021 64 bit
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I remember there used to be issues with text/paragraph wrapping in the past (but that was a really long time ago). However, I just discovered Outlook 2013 now wraps my plain text lines - a friend of mine complained the URL to an article I sent was broken. I don't remember these kinds of issues before, though.

I tried sending a lorem ipsum mail to myself, and the paragraph was indeed "neatly wrapped".

Also, these lines in the header bug me:

Content-Type: text/plain;
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit

...because I am certain I set UTF-8 when I installed this Office as well as previous two versions.

Is this some sort of a bug?
Outlook wraps long lines in plain text messages you *receive* by removing extra line breaks. If a url is broken, it remains broken though. You can usually send long urls by wrapping them in greater and less than carets <url>.

When you send messages, it's controlled by line length setting is option and the message encoding.

You can try this edit and see if it changes things:
DWORD: WrapLines
Value: 0

I don't think this value works in 2013 (have not tried it). You can try it and see what happens- Quotable-Printed encoding is what prevents line breaks in plain text. 1 is QP. (0 is autodetect, 2 is base64, 3 is 8bit)
DWORD: InternetMailTextEncoding
Value: 1
As an FYI, it looks like the first key (wraplines) should fix it for you. That converts plain text to QP - it worked here with a 207 character url.
Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable
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