Definition of word wrap in English:

word wrap

Line breaks: word wrap

noun

[mass noun]
  • (In word processing) a feature that automatically moves a word that is too long to fit on a line to the beginning of the next line.
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    • The most common MIME types are as follows: text/plain - Plain text that is output as block characters with exactly the alignment used when transmitted (no word wrap).
    • This command makes it easy to change the paragraph width, add additional words, control word wrap, and more.
    • I don't know of any way to force word wrap in a table cell, so I'll probably have to do some funky scripting to force line breaks every 50 characters or so.

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