[Rdo-list] Formatting tip for RDO wiki pages

Rich Bowen rbowen at redhat.com
Tue Jan 14 16:26:31 UTC 2014

I'll see if I can figure out how to do that.

On 01/13/2014 07:14 PM, Pádraig Brady wrote:
> On 01/13/2014 03:55 PM, Ryan O'Hara wrote:
>> In the recent LBaaS wiki page I wrote, I need to show output from
>> various command-line clients. The problem I ran into is that the wiki
>> page will wrap anything enclosed in <pre> tags, so I ended up with the
>> following solution:
>> <pre style="white-space: pre; overflow-x: auto; word-wrap: normal">
>> ...
>> </pre>
>> This will add a horizontal scrollbar to the bottom of the preformatted
>> text box, which is the best solution I could come up with for handling
>> wide blocks of text. I've tested this with Firefox, IE, and Chrome and
>> it seems to render correctly on each.
> Thanks for the attention to detail Ryan.
> Can the powers that be, set that as the default <pre> style.
> Personally can never deal with wrapping and use the following
> in my .bashrc to leverage less' support of horizontal scrolling,
> as less is used as the default pager by many commands:
>    export LESS="-iRS"
> "S" is the pertinent option here.
> "R" enables less to display colors.
> "i" uses case insensitive search.
> cheers,
> Pádraig.

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