Every once in a while I'll be writing text in a wiki page and it will start double spacing on me. The only way I've found to stop this is to go into the HTML code and remove the <P> tags.
Is there a way to activate/deactivate double spacing without having to fiddle with the HTML?
Remove unwanted double-spacing in Sharepoint documents.
- Problem: Sometimes Sharepoint will force double-spacing between lines of text as you enter them into the text editor.
- Detail: Online research revealed that this is a known Microsoft bug. I experimented, and found that this problem usually starts happening if you manually double-space by pressing Enter twice in a row, without entering any text in-between. All subsequent presses of the Enter key become double-spaced.
- Solution: 1. Change default Sharepoint rich-text editor to Rad Editor. As part of the fix, I changed this Sharepoint's site default rich text editor to the Rad editor by turning on the Rad editor options under Site Actions --> Site Settings --> Site Features. Using the Rad editor istead of the regular editor should also prevent us from seeing this problem again. I tested, and was not able to duplicate the problem after switching the site over to this editor. 2. Using the Rad editor (see "Note", above), I was able to fix this problem in documents that I was editing by selecting the Format Stripper icon (the icon looks like a paint brush on a piece of paper), and selecting both the "Cascading Style Sheets" and "Microsoft Word Formatting" options from its drop-down menu. I am not sure yet which one of those fixed the double-spacing problem, but I know that it was one of the 2. Add to this discussion if you figure out which of the two options fixes the issue.
- Edited by reverentsentinel Tuesday, December 13, 2011 10:39 PM
- Proposed as answer by reverentsentinel Tuesday, December 13, 2011 10:40 PM
- Marked as answer by SD Eric Wednesday, December 14, 2011 12:42 AM
- Unmarked as answer by SD Eric Friday, August 31, 2012 3:31 PM
- Unproposed as answer by SD Eric Friday, August 31, 2012 3:32 PM
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