Would like to know how to single space my hubs. They all come through double spaced. Thanks to anyone who can give me an answer.
So when you hit the space button it comes out as a double space?
If s/he? has the same problem I do, it's when you hit the enter button, or create different items in a list. It's been driving me nuts.
I did figure out (after editing and re-editing one list far more times than I'm going to admit) that part of the problem was that it was switched from --Format-- to Paragraph between the different list items, and manually changing it back to --Format-- fixed that list.
HubPages has a limited range of settings in its formatting - this is deliberate.
Web pages look better with a line of white space between paragraphs, so Hubpages paragraphs default to a single blank line between them, and ignore multiple carriage returns.
It drove those of us trying to post poems completely nuts.
If you write in a word processor, and then paste the text in, you can select "pre-formatted", and it will leave the line spacings as you have them.
Unfortunately it also uses a less-attractive font when it does that, and pre-formatted capsules don't wrap the way regular ones do if you float a picture to the right.
In the end, I decided to go with double-spacing on my poems, and then make a "triple" space between stanzas by putting a single full stop (period) at the beginning of an otherwise blank line.
I don't know if that will work with what you are trying to achieve, though.
by manlypoetryman7 years ago
By checking my profile...I see I have been here five months. Yet, there are three things...I haven't quite worked out yet. Maybe, you can help...Maybe, some are suggestions to consider...don't know.1. I write my stuff...
by Jake Frost4 years ago
I want to suggest the option to remove the space between lines when typing into a Hub, not necessarily as a permanent rule but just as an option to remove it. I'm sure the space comes in handy for writing paragraphs but...
by LEWJ7 years ago
The double-space text format encountered while creating hubs is a considerable setback for an otherwise very good, enjoyable site.It's discouraging as well as exasperating for any beginner to have to struggle with the...
by Pamela Kinnaird W6 years ago
A very kind soul noticed a month ago that I need to learn how to break up my text with photos or something between the paragraphs when my text is long. She explained how to do it. I tried and couldn't grasp...
by ClearInsightProds21 months ago
Two problems1. double spacing between lines when I want single spacing2. how do I centre a text in a text block?3. Is there a gallery feature?thanks
by Liz Elias19 months ago
While I realize that Hub Pages is not a poetry-first website, focusing instead on articles, I still wish we could have a return to the days when we, as authors, had a bit more creative freedom in how we arranged our...
Copyright © 2017 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.