How have multiple paragraphs in a bullet list?


(Uli Kusterer) #1

Hi,

I have a bullet list in a blog post that contains longer text, and would like to break up each item into multiple paragraphs (but without a bullet at the start of subsequent paragraphs).

I tried typing Alt-return, which works in many text editors, but that seems to have no effect on the generated page, the item still ends up a bullet list item of its own. Funnily, in the editor that seems to end the current bullet list and I thought I’d have to start a new bullet list for the next item.

Anyone know how to do this?

Thanks,
– Uli


(Greg Schneck) #2

You can do “hand coded” bullet lists by putting each indent level in it’s own container/stack with custom indent. For the bullet character type “option” “asterisk” - and you can put a custom amount of space between bullet and text by using non-breakable spaces. (&nbsp) (put a semi-colon after the p)

Optionally, you can also use 2 to 5 non-breakable spaces in front of the bullets for indenting (instead of separate text blocks/stacks)


(Doug Bennett) #3

HTML wouldn’t be that difficult. Start with an unordered list:

 <ul>
</ul>

Than insert list items between the <ul> and the </ul> tags surrounded by <li> and the </li> tags.

This

<ul>
<li>Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Nam posuere                  ligula sed interdum. 

Integer sagittis sed enim et vehicula. Nulla facilisi. Curabitur aliquam, urna quis feugiat .  </li>

<li> Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Nulla volutpat, ante in cursus pulvinar, enim quam porta ante, scelerisque ultrices mauris tortor ut tortor.</li>
<li> Praesent sed sodales nulla. Suspendisse eget efficitur tortor, sit amet scelerisque ipsum. Sed vestibulum volutpat lectus eget feugiat. Donec vitae mi in neque feugiat tempus. </li>
   <li> Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Nulla volutpat, ante in cursus pulvinar, enim quam porta ante, scelerisque ultrices mauris tortor ut tortor.</li>
</ul>

Becomes this:

  • Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Nam posuere ligula sed interdum.

    Integer sagittis sed enim et vehicula. Nulla facilisi. Curabitur aliquam, urna quis feugiat .

  • Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Nulla volutpat, ante in cursus pulvinar, enim quam porta ante, scelerisque ultrices mauris tortor ut tortor.
  • Praesent sed sodales nulla. Suspendisse eget efficitur tortor, sit amet scelerisque ipsum. Sed vestibulum volutpat lectus eget feugiat. Donec vitae mi in neque feugiat tempus.
  • Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Nulla volutpat, ante in cursus pulvinar, enim quam porta ante, scelerisque ultrices mauris tortor ut tortor.

(Greg Schneck) #4

I agree @teefers… OP seemed to want a manual non-html method, thus, my “hand coded” method. Many people shy away from html. And of course, I could be wrong on all this!


(Doug Bennett) #5

Yeah,
Unfortunately sounds like using the built-in blog (styled text), so options are limited. Stacks and markdown make things like this so much easier.


(Uli Kusterer) #6

Thank you for all your suggestions. The HTML method doesn’t work for me. Whether Ieave an empty line or add BR tags (one or two, no difference), it simply turns into a single space in the bullet list.

The “hand coded” method is … well, HTML does this perfectly fine outside RapidWeaver, so I’m kind of baffled that I would have to fake it like that.


(Greg Schneck) #7

Make sure no html is applied to your text entry. Select your html and then on “Format” menu select “clear formatting” to make your text true plain text. And make sure you are using “plain quotes” and not smart quotes (Rapidweaver > Preferences > General > Use Smart Quotes (should be UNchecked)


(system) #8

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