[RCU] Line Spacing Issue in the HTML Text Editor

Arne Berglund aberglund at lesd.k12.or.us
Wed Sep 30 00:09:48 CEST 2009

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Arne Berglund [mailto:aberglund at lesd.k12.or.us] 
> Sent: Tuesday, September 29, 2009 3:50 PM
> To: Andres Sulleiro
> Cc: Roundcube Users List
> Subject: RE: [RCU] Line Spacing Issue in the HTML Text Editor
> On Tue, 29 Sep 2009 13:42:38 -0700, Andres Sulleiro
> <Andres.Sulleiro at razorfish.com> wrote:
>>> You can set the behavior of TinyMCE by editing program/js/editor.js as
>>> shown in the TinyMCE documentation here:
>> I do agree that paragraphs serve the purpose better. Is there a CSS
>> TinyMCE uses to compose emails? Perhaps it would be better to alter the
>> to whatever desired paragraph spacing rather than switch to BR tags.
>> My two cents.
>> // Andrés
> I didn't say it was a good idea, just that it could be done. While I
> think that paragraph tags are a more logical choice, it is quite
> than many other mail clients. For example, both Apple's Mail.app and
> Thunderbird do line breaks by default, not paragraphs. So if consistency
> between clients is important, the BR tag may be a better choice.

On Tue, 29 Sep 2009 14:51:56 -0700, Andres Sulleiro
<Andres.Sulleiro at razorfish.com> wrote:
> Sure, that's fair. Was just providing the option of manipulating the <p>
> tag without having to change to <br>. If BRs are the preferred method,
> by all means. Should this not be the default configuration then instead
> the non-consistant way?
> // Andrés

In the opinion of myself and my organization, consistency trumps the other
considerations. We prefer the BR tag here.

Arne Berglund
System Administrator, Internet Services
Lane Education Service District
Eugene, OR
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