# [reportlab-users] How to put a newline break in a XPreformatted?

Robin Becker robin at reportlab.com
Wed Feb 27 10:54:08 EST 2008

Shigesan Takuya wrote:

> Hi all,

>

> I have a couple of very long strings to be used in/with XPreformatted.

> My question is how can I put newline break when I print these strings in my pdf generation (so that they don't overflow to outside page margin)?

> As far as I am aware, XPreformatted doesn't provide a wordwrapping facility.

>

>

> Thanks & Regards,

> Shige

>

....
if you just put in a line break that should work

ie XPreformatted('a\nb\nc',...)
should be three lines.
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Robin Becker