Forum: Ruby on Rails Word Wrapping

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Prashant K. (Guest)
on 2009-06-09 13:20
Hi all,
        Is there any gem or plugin for "word wrapping".

The reason is I'm trying to generate a pdf from my application. There
are issues when I am trying to display long strings  with no spaces. A
word wrapper should solve the issue I guess.

Any help would be appreciated.

Mukund (Guest)
on 2009-06-09 14:36
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Why don't you write your own routine to wrap text?  Here is a simple

def wrap_text(txt, col = 80)
  txt.gsub(/(.{1,#{col}})( +|$\n?)|(.{1,#{col}})/,

Have a look at
for explanation.

On Jun 9, 2:20 pm, Prashant K. <removed_email_address@domain.invalid>
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