How do I insert an "enter" in a Biography?

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WikiTree profile: Alexander Pennycuik
asked in WikiTree Help by Stephen McCallum G2G6 (8.8k points)
recategorized by Ellen Smith

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Best answer

Do you mean a line break?

I use <br/>

answered by T Lear G2G6 (7.8k points)
selected by Stephen McCallum
Works perfect! Thanks....
+4 votes
If you hit enter twice (ie. leave a blank line between paragraphs on the edit page) there will be a line break on the profile.
answered by Lianne Lavoie G2G6 Pilot (418k points)
Yes, but that will leave a blank line on the view page also.  Using the ENTER key only once will show a new line on the edit page but will be completely ignored on the view page.

Tracey's <br /> solution is the only way I know to start a new line on the view page without leaving a blank line.
Placing a colon and a space at the beginning of a piece of text also puts it on a new line, albeit indented.
+2 votes
I often use bullets

* this is an unnumbered bullet (don't put a space before the *)

# this is a numbered bullet (don't put a space before the #)

or

: this will a) force a line break and b) indent the line a bit
answered by Jillaine Smith G2G6 Pilot (657k points)
Again, these will all leave a blank line before the first bullet, number, or indent.  If you want something on the start of the next line, without skipping a line, the only way I know is with a single <br />.

If you want to leave a blank line before continuing then you can use a bullet, number, indent, <br /><br /> (that's 2 line break codes), or you can just press ENTER twice on the edit page - when you see a skipped line on the edit page, it *WILL* show up as a skipped line on the view page.

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