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Item4890: Line breaks in Ordered Lists

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I can put line breaks in an unordered list to add extra whitespace

  • item 1

  • item 2

  • item 3

I cannot do this in an ordered list; the items do not continue counting.

  1. item a

  1. item b

  1. item c

I can do what I want with an HTML ordered list

   <li> item A

   <li> item B

   <li> item C

  1. item A

  2. item B

  3. item C

I should be able to do this in TML.

-- TWiki:Main/VickiBrown - 25 Oct 2007

I understand the request. But what you propose is an incompatible change of the TML spec.

If we were to implement this it would make it impossible to make two ordered lists in the same topic.

  1. One
  2. Two
  3. Three

  1. One
  2. Two
  3. Three

and believe me - there is probably a million topics out there that has two or more ordered lists.

This is one we cannot implement.

I have often thought about an extension to the TML that enabled an ordered list to start from a specific number, but it cannot be done by simply defining the number used in TML as the start number because the current spec says any number.

Other Wiki markups are made same way as TWiki. See for example http://www.wikicreole.org. TWiki will most likely in some not so distant future also support Wikicreole (Kenneth's guess - not a subject that has a community decision or has been discussed and for sure a 5.0 scope thing)

If you come up with a good proposal for a compatible syntax then raise a feature request on TWiki:Codev.TWikiFeature04x02 because changes like these have to go through our release process.

-- TWiki:Main.KennethLavrsen - 26 Oct 2007

Summary Line breaks in Ordered Lists
ReportedBy TWiki:Main.VickiBrown

SVN Range TWiki-4.3.0, Fri, 12 Oct 2007, build 15261
AppliesTo Engine

Priority Normal
CurrentState No Action Required


TargetRelease n/a

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