Why is the formatting in the text modules so terrible. Also, why not allow html?
In what way do you mean terrible? There is not much choice in the formatting, you can't use colours or wacky font styles, but that keeps everything looking uniform and neat IMO.
Some of my posts come out double spaced. Others have a smaller font. Not sure how I should be posting. Generally I will copy and paste from a text editor. Is there any specific format that should be used?
There are formatting options built into the text capsule. If you reformat using that, you'll get rid of the (nasty) formatting that is coming over with your cut-n-paste.
If you click "edit" on the text capsule there is a drop-down box for formats.
If it says "preformatted" that means HubPages software isn't going to apply any format to it - the result is usually awful if you leave it that way.
Select "paragraph" for body text, and "heading 2" for subheadings like the ones on each capsule.
With a little playing around I finally figured how to get it formatted properly.
This is helpful
Thanks Inspire Pub and Relache
My two Cents
by Ronald E Franklin 2 years ago
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by Whitney 10 years ago
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by Paul Deeds 8 years ago
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by Dan Harmon 9 years ago
I have written all my hubs with my font size set to 22 and wonder now that with a more normal size they will not have the neat appearance that I designed into them.Can I get a few opinions on the appearance of this hub, along with the font size you are using on your browser? I realize that...
by Maja Dezulovic 8 years ago
Do you have trouble formatting text in the text capsule of your hubs?I don't know if it's just me but this has been an ongoing problem for me since I joined HP. I prefer to type my work out in a word document and then copy-paste but sometimes the format is ruined. Usually, my spacing is...
by Liz Elias 7 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 list, and that would be the option to "drag and drop" photo and map...
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