TinyMCE Editor Tip: Shift + Enter for Single-Line Returns

Our previous tip for TinyMCE mentioned accessing the browser’s right-click menu instead of the native TinyMCE right-click menu.

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Another useful tip is being able to perform single-line returns. By default, TinyMCE performs a double-line (paragraph) return when you hit the “Enter” key:

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When writing general paragraph text, it makes sense to always start a new paragraph with a double-line return. But sometimes it’s useful to use a single-line return, especially when referencing code or anything else where you need precise placement of text.

In these cases, you can hit Shift + Enter to perform a single-line return:

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Hope this helps!

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  • I recently switched from tinyMCE to ckeditor for my web-based HTML editing needs. So far I find it to be a superior editor; please consider switching to ckeditor in some future release.