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Python: Essential Reference, Third Edition by David Beazley

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textwrap

The textwrap module can be used to wrap text in order to fit a specified column width. The following functions are provided:


fill(text
						[,
						width=70 [,
						initial_indent='' [,
						subsequent_indent=''
[,expand_tabs=True [,
						replace_whitespace=True [,
						fix_sentence_endings=False
 [,
						break_long_words=True]]]]]]])

Wraps the paragraph in text so that no line is more than width characters wide. The additional parameters control various aspects of the wrapping process and should be specified as keyword arguments using the names listed here. If expand_tabs is True (the default), tab characters are replaced by whitespace. If replace_whitespace is True, then all characters in string.whitespace (defined in the string module) will be replaced by a single ...

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