The basic formatting techniques like Line breaks, white spaces and indentation make your web content stand out and look clean and neat. The HTML <br> tag is used to add line breaks in your page. See below:
marks denote line breaks. To view line breaks or other Formatting marks in Expression Web, go to View menu > Formatting Marks > Show and then from the same menu choose ‘Line Breaks’.
Tip: Use the same menu to view other formatting marks. The screenshots in this article are taken in Expression Web 3.
To add line breaks; in Design view, place the cursor at the point where you want to insert a line break and do either of the following:
a. In the Toolbox, under the Tags heading, double click or drag the .
b. Insert > HTML > Break.
c. Hit Shift + Enter.
NOTE: Hitting Shift + Enter will add a line break whereas hitting only the enter key adds a paragraph break.
To format a line break, select the line break in the design view, go to the Format menu and choose Properties. The Break dialog box will be prompted as follows:
a. Normal line break: create a default line break.
b. Clear left margin: clears left margin and begins the next line at the nearest line below the content in the left margin.
c. Clear right margin: clears right margin and begins the next line at the nearest line below the content in the right margin.
d. Clear both margins: clears both the margins and begins the next line at the nearest line below the contents in both the margins.
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