Horizontal scrolling bug with soft wrap?


When I turned on soft wrap setting, I expect no need for horizontal scrolling on my pane. It turns out, however, the pane is still scrollable horizontally even though there is no characters to show.

If I increase my window width at certain length, it acts as expected.

Do you have any idea of this bug? or how to resolve it?


Have you followed the suggestions in the Debugging document? Also, could you give the following information?

  • Which version of Atom are you using?
  • What OS and version are you running?
  • Can you reproduce the issue after completely exiting Atom and restarting using atom --safe?
  • Are you using a proportionally-spaced font?



  • atom version: 0.124.0
  • osx 10.10 (preview 2)
  • I can reproduce it in the safe mode
  • I am using a monospace font: Menlo, but I can reproduce it using default font Monaco.

It is easy to reproduce. Please refer: http://pastie.org/9522131

  • Create a new file.
  • In a line, put one word followed by about 80 space, and put another word in the end.
  • Turn on soft wrap and try various window sizes.
  • You can horizontally scroll it.


Confirmed in OS X 10.9.4. Can you file a bug on this and link it back here?


Thanks for checking. I will file the bug. Have a good one.


Filed: https://github.com/atom/atom/issues/3437