OpenWindows User's Guide

Change Line Wrap

The Change Line Wrap submenu provides three choices for line wrapping: word, character, and clip lines. The text shown in Figure 3-3 is wrapped at a character, so words are broken at the end of lines.

Figure 3-3 Lines Wrapped at a Character


The most commonly used wrapping method is to wrap at the end of words. The text shown in Figure 3-4 is wrapped at the end of words.

Figure 3-4 Lines Wrapped at a Word


If you choose Clip Lines, the beginning of each line that ends with a Return is displayed. In Figure 3-5 each line represents a paragraph because there are no carriage returns embedded in the lines. Only carriage returns are at the end of each paragraph. That is,

Figure 3-5 Clipped Lines