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I have a form field whos input could be up to 100 words - (on-line application - asks user to describe current responsibilities - input is e-mailed to our recruiter) Currently, the input is running off the page - how can i correct (sorry for the ignorance!)... k
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There is a Text::Wrap Module you can use as follows:

use Text::Wrap;
$Text::Wrap::colums = 70;
$wrapped = wrap('','',$vartowrap);
the first to parameters are appended to the first line and subseqent lines
respectivley.

This Modules is documented on page 512 of the Camel book aka "Programming Perl"
published by O'Rielly and Associates
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thanks very much for such a quick response... k
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no problem
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