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Member Tree Text Formatting

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Re: PETITION - ACOM Member Tree Text Formatting

Posted: 6 Jun 2012 10:10AM GMT
Classification: Query
It's true that the GEDCOM format does not support styled text (bold, italics, font choice, etc.), but it certainly supports line returns, blank lines and multiple consecutive spaces, which is by far the most important kind of "formatting" that people are asking for. (It even supports tab chars, using the ASCII encoding, although it does not support tab stops, so using multiple spaces is probably a more reliable way of indenting lines.)

Also, all GEDCOM tags that allow free text support the "CONT" tag to extend the text beyond the max line length.

So the lack of GEDCOM support for styled text is really no reason to not add "white space" support inside notes and comments.
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Teri Pettit 23 May 2012 6:04PM GMT 
babs689 23 May 2012 9:04PM GMT 
sageflat 24 May 2012 12:36PM GMT 
adamsfamily1 24 May 2012 11:52PM GMT 
babs689 25 May 2012 3:50PM GMT 
adamsfamily1 25 May 2012 5:24PM GMT 
Teri Pettit 6 Jun 2012 4:10PM GMT 
stanleydv 22 Sep 2012 1:34PM GMT 
BarbaraTaylor... 7 Oct 2012 2:03AM GMT 
MarilynEileen... 18 Oct 2012 7:42PM GMT 
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