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I've created text file which contains 100 000 of 'a' and doesn't contain "new line" symbols. I've placed it here if this is important

I've tried "Notepad" and "Lister from TotalCommander" editors and both of them limit line length to 1024. But I don't need to wrap text at all, i.e. a want to see just one very long line.

Is it possible? What editor to use?

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If you only wanted to view the file (not edit it), Firefox displays it as one line. So does IE8. Chrome adds a lot of line breaks, and Opera adds a few (less than Chrome, but still has some). Actually, there's some JavaScript trick to make a document editable in a browser, which can then be saved... (of course, Akash's suggestion of Notepad++ is easier, this is mostly out of curiosity) – Bob Jun 1 '12 at 9:06
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Notepad++ opens the file fine, a single very long line

Use the "no installation required" version to test if its OK for your needs and install it if its OK

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