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Can labels be automatically word wrapped?

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In setting labels for objects the manually wrapping of text is the most time consuming part. If a property of the object could be set to word wrap based on the width of the object that would save a lot of time.

Thanks.
asked Jun 26 in Help by anonymous
recategorized Jun 26 by thomas.behr

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Automatic word wrapping can be enabled by setting (label) property "Configuration" to "Cropping". (Yes, I know - "cropping" is not wrapping. Still, yEd's cropping configuration does both - cropping and wrapping.) Additionally, you also need to set property "Size" to a value other than "Fit Content".

There are some limitiations, though: The cropping and wrapping algorithmus always works with the rectangular bounds of the corresponding node. The cropping configuration does not support HTML formatted text or label icons.

answered Jun 26 by thomas.behr [yWorks] (125,380 points)
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