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Re: Front-End Options and Word Wrapping

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  • Subject: [mg117711] Re: Front-End Options and Word Wrapping
  • From: Yves Klett <yves.klett at>
  • Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2011 04:11:44 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <imshho$5tc$>

Not sure if this will help you, but John Fultz posted some code to turn
on linewrapping for the package stylesheet some time ago which works nicely.

Orignal thread:



Am 29.03.2011 13:58, schrieb JCW:
> Front-end options in Mathematica STILL appear to be a morass, in spite
> of P.J. Hinton's post of 7/25/01.  I have been unable to find an index
> that explains what individual options (out of hundreds!) actually do.
> For example, I have recently been importing a lot of old notebooks
> originally written in vs. 2.2 (via the automatic converter in vs. 4.1,
> since I couldn't get vs. 7.0 to do it directly).  All cells end up as
> single lines that run off the edge of the window on screen.  Even
> after I solve that problem (apparently only on a selected-cell level)
> by checking "Format/Word Wrapping/Wrap at WIndow Width," many cells
> still run off the side of the printed page.  I still haven't found a
> way to fix the latter.
> Is there a global option to set the 'word wrap' for the screen to
> "WindowWidth" and for printout to "PageWidth?"  Is there a way to
> modify (or even to see) the specifications of the "Printout" and
> "Working" defaults?  I seem to remember that there was a global (or a
> least a default) way to to this in older versions of Mathematica, but
> I cannot find a way in vs. 7. -- JCW

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