word wrapping


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word wrapping

n
(Computer Science) computing the automatic shifting of a word at the end of a line to a new line in order to keep within preset margins
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In this example, I found four columns to be the maximum number of columns I can use without any resulting word wrapping in the table.
THE ANNOYANCE: Are the forwarded messages you send overloaded with excess baggage-distracting > symbols, extra spaces, carriage returns, and bizarre word wrapping.
Be sure to set wide margins: Because ASCII word wrapping varies according to monitor size, Levison says it's a good idea to restrict text to 55-60 characters per line.
In the dialog editor there are not any advanced word processing abilities, and word wrapping is not available.
Word wrapping functionally on the Subs tab printouts has been improved
Designed for exceptional ease of use, it includes word wrapping, automatic paragraph adjustment and a spell checker for seven languages.