Most online text is left justified for a reason. Given the format restriction it tends to look better that way.
Thanks for the suggestion, ubaidh86. Justified text doesn't really work well online, which is why it's not typically provided as a option. It usually makes online text significantly more difficult to read. The HubPages layout would be especially problematic because it supports a very small column, and the smaller the column width the worse it would look. I'm not inclined to offer this option since I believe using it would significantly decrease the readability of a Hub. I think if you were able to see an example you would probably agree that it does not look nice, it looks like a mistake. That said, there are certainly things we can do to make the Hub look nicer and we're working on some of those. Thanks again for the suggestion.
I agree, Derek. Just my personal opinion, but I do not like right-left justified text. It is distracting to read. I prefer left-justified in most cases.
Smartandfun, they're talking about justified on both sides. It forces characters to be spanned across the text line in such a way that the lines all begin and end with the same width. If you go to your word processor and make a page with a narrow text space, set the text as justified, and plug some writing into it, you'll see what it does to character spacing.
By-the-way, I'd never use the fully justified format. I prefer the less formal left justified text.
by Christine Miranda5 years ago
Maybe its my OCD but when I look at a hub, or website that doesn't justify the text so that the columns are even on both sides (think columns in a newspaper or magazine) it looks messy and unprofessional.If we were...
by Pamela Kinnaird W7 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 Liz Elias5 years ago
Okay, to start with, the features in the capsules we have are already pretty awesome, and my hat is off to the programmers for coming up with all these utilities.There is one additional feature that would be on my wish...
by Krzysztof Willman4 weeks ago
I've heard they slow traffic down although I have a few hubs with call outs that are doing well, so I'm not sure what to do. I hear some say they're fine and others that they are traffic killers. Would appreciate some...
by Eric Newland5 years ago
I've fallen into a hub strategy lately of composing the entire text of my hub in the HP editor (I don't always work from the same computer, so working with Word documents or other files would be a hindrance). I then...
by Jason Menayan6 years ago
The new Text Capsule has been well received and we believe we've fixed all outstanding bugs (thank you, by the way, for those who gave us feedback).We'd like to retire the old Text Capsule in the coming weeks, so please...
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.