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I usually use Notepad++ for programming, but recently I started doing some writing in it as well.

Writing usually involves long paragraphs with no line breaks, and currently those are displayed in one row, which is extremely inconvenient.

How can I get N++ to to split lines? I believe that the option is called "split lines" in Gedit.

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Go to View -> Word Wrap. Make sure that is checked.

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Aha! I was looking for that in Preferences... Thank you, your answer will be accepted in 10 minutes. –  jco Mar 24 '12 at 17:19
thanks, helped me out as well :) –  tim Nov 21 '13 at 13:11

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