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CSS nowrap

Windows : Internet Explorer 8.0+, Firefox 1.0+, Google Chrome, Opera 4.0+, Safari 3.1+, SeaMonkey 1.0+ [ 1 ].

Linux : Firefox 1.0+, Google Chrome / Chromium, Opera 5.0+, SeaMonkey 1.0+ [ 2 ], Hv3.

Preventing text wrapping by means of CSS:

Preventing this text from wrapping


<div class="nowrap">Preventing this text from wrapping</div>

CSS. Code:

.nowrap {white-space: nowrap;}

Keeping text from wrapping using CSS - i.e. achieving the same effect as with HTML table cell nowrap attribute.


  • The default value for the white-space property - white-space: normal - brings text wrapping back.
  • Adding <br /> into text overrides CSS command and makes the text to wrap at that point.

[ 1 ]

As well as Netscape 6.01+, Mozilla 0.6+.

[ 2 ]

As well as Netscape 6.01+, Mozilla 0.6+.

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Extract tar.gz


Extracting tar.gz files in Linux, command line: tar zxvf file.tar.gz - z : filter the archive through gzip [ 1 ] - x : extract files from an archive - v : list the files processed - f : use archive file The command extracts the contents of a compressed archive to the current directory. Tar creates an archive of one or several files. Then gzip is used to compress it. Or both processes are made at once by tar only, with corresponding options employed. The duality of nature - archived and compressed after - is reflected in the extension of the file ("tar.gz") and requires two procedures to be performed while extracting: decompressing and unpacking. Hence both z (decompress it) and x (unpack it) in the command. [ 1 ] Sources for the option letters description: tar(1) - Linux man page and LinuxCommand.org

Renaming folders in mc


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