[Mediawiki-l] Forcing A Line Break

Kasimir Gabert kasimir.g at gmail.com
Wed May 30 18:47:27 UTC 2007


Just a little note,

Use <br/> instead of <br>, seeing that by default a wiki is XHTML and
every tag needs to be closed.  A <br> tag is opened, but never closed.

Kasimir

On 5/30/07, brian gaia <brian.gaia at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have had success in using the Poem extension to make this happen, as I
> am using the wiki software to manage a collection of song lyrics and
> writings. [Sorry, my Wiki is on my local network so I can't let anyone
> see it...]
> The extension is simple to install, and you wrap the text you want with
> line breaks like this:
>
> <poem>
> Line 1
> Line 2
> .
> .
> .
> </poem>
>
> Hope this helps.
>
>   ~ brian
> "Always follow your heart, you may not end up where you were headed,
>    but you will always end up where you were meant to be."
>
> "Dont let nobody tell you your life is over! Be every color that you
> are!"
>   -- Alyson & Amanda Michalka, "Into the Rush"
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: mediawiki-l-bounces at lists.wikimedia.org
> [mailto:mediawiki-l-bounces at lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of Sullivan,
> James (NIH/CIT) [C]
> Sent: Wednesday, May 30, 2007 2:32 pm
> To: MediaWiki announcements and site admin list
> Subject: Re: [Mediawiki-l] Forcing A Line Break
>
>
> I use the html line break "<br>".
> Works for me.  Just put one at the end of each line you'd like to break.
>
>
> For example, if you want the following to appear on your page:
>
> line one
> line two
>
> it will appear as follows if you type it that way:
> line oneline two
>
> but
>
> line one<br>
> line two
>
> will appear as:
>
> line one
> line two
>
> Also note that an empty line (no spaces even) is interpreted as a line
> break.  So the following:
>
> line one
>
> line two
>
> will appear as typed.  One can only hope for a wysiwyg editor.
>
> -Jim
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: G. Carter [mailto:gcarter2000 at gmail.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, May 30, 2007 2:22 PM
> To: MediaWiki-l at lists.wikimedia.org
> Subject: [Mediawiki-l] Forcing A Line Break
>
> Is there a way to force a line break on a page?  The enter key 'ain't
> happenin' :-)
>
> Thanks
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Kasimir Gabert



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