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Long strings of adjoining characters do not word wrap in Text Fields

Knowledge Article Number 000187551
When placing a URL or other long string of characters into a text field, it cannot break up the characters in the same way as a word processing program. It maintains the integrity of the "word" so as to avoid confusion for the reader.  This causes the field to expand, stretching past the boundaries of the page and causing unusual behavior for the record, making it appear "broken."

This generally goes unnoticed, as Users input sentences or single words into the fields.  The spaces provide the necessary break for the text field to utilize and the text is wrapped normally. C
heck out our recommended best practices for text fields, below. 
Text Field Best Practices
  • Shorten URLs.
  • Use spaces.
  • Try a hyphen or other characters that provide the necessary breaks in text. 

Quick tip: The underscore doesn't work the same way as a hyphen, so using one will not break-up your text. 

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