I have a 3-line <explanation> tag. On the screen the lines appear shifted randomly left or right. Is there a rule as to how to format text inside <explanation>, so that the lines are left- or right justified? Also, what is the correct 'new line' character at the end of a sentence inside <explanation>? Please provide an example, if you can.

Thank you.

asked 08 Apr '13, 19:56

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The formatting is done automatically based on width available in the page.

You can explicitly specify newlines in the explanation tag by doing:

<explanation>First line Second line Third line </explanation>


answered 09 Apr '13, 06:20

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sorry I do not see anything but spaces in your example of <explanation> tag. Where is the 'newline' character?

(09 Apr '13, 17:02) Sasha

The newline character in the XML is interpreted as newline. Alternatively you can use &#xA; as newline character in the XML, especially when specifying explanation as an attribute, not value for XML tag.

(09 Apr '13, 18:21) wojciechka ♦♦
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