Author Topic: Why do my line breaks get all messed up?  (Read 668 times)

dhc

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Why do my line breaks get all messed up?
« on: March 28, 2018, 04:59:45 PM »
Seems like something wonky is going on with line breaks.


If I press enter twice while composing a message, I usually end up with a super-wide break, like so.
If I only press enter once, I end up with no break at all.

If I go back and forth and back and forth including some edits after pressing the preview button, I can sometimes get it to look how I'm trying, like so, but it's painful. (edit: and like this, it almost always requires editing the post, at which point my extra breaks have magically appeared and I can delete them)

dhc

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Re: Why do my line breaks get all messed up?
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2018, 05:01:42 PM »
Don't want to edit the original post anymore, but in case it matters, I'm on a mac with the latest (v65) Chrome.

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Re: Why do my line breaks get all messed up?
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2018, 01:27:55 AM »
Sometimes it's confusing based on the width of the page. If I'm writing a big magnum opus post (ha!) I try and change page width before posting to help spot anywhere that I don't have a line break and thought I did, or vice versa.

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Re: Why do my line breaks get all messed up?
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2018, 07:52:00 PM »
Can't remember if it was ARS or Cheddar who suggested typing the longer replies out in Word (or equivalent) and then cutting and pasting here. It also keeps your brilliant words from vaporizing, which is helpful.
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