windows 7 - how to view text files with line length more than 1024?

  • javapowered

    I've created text file which contains 100 000 of 'a' and doesn't contain "new line" symbols. I've placed it here if this is important

    I've tried "Notepad" and "Lister from TotalCommander" editors and both of them limit line length to 1024. But I don't need to wrap text at all, i.e. a want to see just one very long line.

    Is it possible? What editor to use?

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  • Akash

    Notepad++ opens the file fine, a single very long line

    Use the "no installation required" version to test if its OK for your needs and install it if its OK

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    First, what were the two options? Sometimes there are limitations in Windows that you simply cannot change.

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