Re: Word wrap in Notepad

Subject: Re: Word wrap in Notepad
From: dski -at- CAMEONET -dot- CAMEO -dot- COM -dot- TW
Date: Tue, 18 Feb 1997 03:20:35 GMT

Lesley van Beek (lesley -at- quantime -dot- co -dot- uk) wrote --

> I've written a readme.txt file which will be distributed on CD. The
> problem is that when I view the file, it does not automatically fit the
> Notepad window. If I turn on Word Wrap, it all fits fine - but next time
> I view the file, word wrap is no longer on.
>
> Now I realize that Notepad is for viewing unformatted text, but when I
> open other readme files, they appear formatted to my window.

If you provide unwrapped text, you are obliged to provide an auto-
wrapping reader. It is better to wrap your own text, however, and
that is done with the overgrown key misleadingly labeled Enter on
many keyboards. That key produces a code known among the cognoscenti
as Carriage Return.

Dan Strychalski
dski -at- cameonet -dot- cameo -dot- com -dot- tw

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