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Line Return <br/> issues with Rich Text Editor

May 19, 2012 11:36am

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  • #1 / May 19, 2012 11:36am


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    I’m finding that the <br > tags are disappearing altogether from the template output. Not sure why.

  • #2 / May 22, 2012 4:43pm

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    Shane Eckert

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    Hello CedarWaxwing,

    Can you give me a little more information?

    Can you tell me what setting you have set for that template?

    Can you show me some example code?

    Thank you,

  • #3 / May 23, 2012 5:15am


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    HTML formatting is set to “Allow ALL HTML” and this is the code which is created by the rich text editor.

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    The head of the document looks like this:

    <!DOCTYPE html>
      <meta charset="utf-8">

    I am not getting any <br > tags in the outputted template code. It works fine when I configure it to use WYGWAM.

    I’ve just examined the database and discovered there are no <br > tags in the saved entry, but when I edit it, the <br > tags are back! I see what is happening now. Newline characters are being converted into <br > tags. Is this how it is supposed to work?

  • #4 / May 24, 2012 3:52pm

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    Shane Eckert

    7174 posts

    Hey CedarWaxwing,

    Yes, that is the intended behavior. Newlines are < br >.


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