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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. When I receive such emails, I often don't bother to read them, so don't be surprised if the messages you forward aren't read either.
* 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.
Some of the best-rated programs include Microsoft's FrontPage Version 1.1, GNN's GNNpress 1.1 and Macromedia's Backstage Designer Plus.(15) Such programs generally eliminate HTML "hard-coding" and replace it with automatic HTML formatting, much as a word processor performs simple tasks (e.g., automatic word wrapping) and more sophisticated formatting techniques.(16)