Author: line-wrap between elements

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friedemann_bach
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Author: line-wrap between elements

Thu Jun 23, 2016 11:42 am

Dear Forum,

in the Author Mode, is there a way to avoid line-breaks between two elements which are not separated by a whitespace character?

So that a word that comprises more than one element, like "<a>con</a>t<b>ent</b>" would not be represented as "con[next line]tent" or "cont[next line]ent", but remain unwrapped?
Radu
Posts: 5987

Re: Author: line-wrap between elements

Thu Jun 23, 2016 12:25 pm

Hi,

The only way I see an answer for this would be if you set space preserve on the <a> element like:

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a{
     white-space:pre;
 }


Regards,
Radu
Radu Coravu
<oXygen/> XML Editor
http://www.oxygenxml.com
friedemann_bach
Posts: 48

Re: Author: line-wrap between elements

Thu Jun 23, 2016 12:41 pm

Thanks Radu, this is indeed helpful in some of my cases!

Best regards, and many thanks for your work.
Radu
Posts: 5987

Re: Author: line-wrap between elements

Thu Jun 23, 2016 1:20 pm

Hi,

We'll also consider adding this as a default behavior in a future version. In a way, if a couple of inline elements are part of the same word Oxygen should not consider that it can visually split them on multiple lines and see them as a single word which cannot be split on multiple lines.

Regards,
Radu
Radu Coravu
<oXygen/> XML Editor
http://www.oxygenxml.com
friedemann_bach
Posts: 48

Re: Author: line-wrap between elements

Thu Jun 23, 2016 1:33 pm

This would be perfect, of course! Thank you for considering this.
HomeGoods
Posts: 87

Re: Author: line-wrap between elements

Fri Jun 24, 2016 9:40 pm

I'm not sure what'll happen once the said default behavior change is realized. But please be sure not to disturb some languages that do not use whitespace as a word boundary.
friedemann_bach
Posts: 48

Re: Author: line-wrap between elements

Sat Jun 25, 2016 1:30 pm

Good point.
Radu
Posts: 5987

Re: Author: line-wrap between elements

Mon Jun 27, 2016 8:10 am

Hi,

For Asian languages which indeed do not have whitespaces between characters we usually allow breaking to occur after any character, but favoring line breaks after certain characters like full-width comma.

Regards,
Radu
Radu Coravu
<oXygen/> XML Editor
http://www.oxygenxml.com
Radu
Posts: 5987

Re: Author: line-wrap between elements

Mon Jun 18, 2018 3:52 pm

Hi,

We released Oxygen 20.1 and it should have better handling for such cases.

Regards,
Radu
Radu Coravu
<oXygen/> XML Editor
http://www.oxygenxml.com

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