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Documents with Long Lines

When working with documents that contain lines of text that exceed the boundaries of your monitor, you might want to see the text wrapped. To do so, use one of the following methods:
  • Press Ctrl + Shift + Y (Command + Shift + Y on macOS) to toggle the line wrap feature for the current document only.
  • Select the Line wrap option in the Text preferences page to apply the line wrap to all documents.

Features that Might be Affected by Wrapping Lines of Text

Documents that contain thousands of characters per line can affect the performance of Oxygen XML Editor Text mode. When a certain line length limit is reached (controlled from the Optimize loading for documents with lines longer than (Characters) option), Oxygen XML Editor prompts you to wrap the lines of text. By doing so, the following features may be affected to maintain a reasonable level of productivity:
  • The editor uses the Monospaced font.
  • You cannot set font styles.
  • Automatic validation is disabled.
  • Automatic spell checking is disabled.
  • When editing XML documents, the XPath field is disabled in the Find/Replace dialog box.
  • Less precise localization for executed XPath expressions in XML documents. The XPath executions use SAX sources for a smaller memory footprint. It is recommended to use XPath 2.0 instead of XPath 1.0 because it features an increased execution speed and uses a smaller memory footprint. Running an XPath expression requires additional memory of about 2 or 3 times the size of the document on disk.