1. scribbledhopes
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    How do you enter tabs when editing a post.

    Discussion in 'General Writing' started by scribbledhopes, Nov 8, 2011.

    Hoping you can help..


    Maybe be a silly question. When you post a short story you have to format it because it doesn't keep the formatting of the word processor. If you hit tab on the keyboard when fixing the indent, it jumps from the text box. If you put in the spaces it shows in the edit but goes away when you save.

    It drives me crazy that I can't indent, it makes it hard to read. I don’t want people to struggle, especially for those who are kind enough to take the time and offer advice.

    It seems discourteous not to fix it.

    What am I missing? I don't know much about HTML code, should I be putting in some kind of command? {tab} or something like that?

    Any help would be appreciated, thanks.. Dave..
     
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    indents don't post... which is why you must add line breaks 'by hand' where all the indents have been lost...
     
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    Just do line breaks. It's actually NOT hard to read without indents.
     
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    sorry to disagree, cruc, but it's a royal pain to read material that's posted in solid blocks, with no indents or line breaks...
     

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