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Word-wrap does not work in Rich Text Editor



Word-wrap does not work in Rich Text Editor (RTE), and instead adds a horizontal scroll bar. This issue occurs only in Internet Explorer browsers, and when a single long line of text is input.

The same issue was found in RTE when in read-only mode, however a hotfix resolves this issue (see:

Error Messages

Not Applicable.

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Open RTE in Internet Explorer
  2. Add any single, long line of text with no spaces (for example, "wwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww") or a long URL

Root Cause

A defect in Pegasystems’ code or rules.


Apply HFix-37871.

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Published December 15, 2017 - Updated October 8, 2020

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