Diveplan line breaks in UI and printing - <div> vs. <br> - Linux vs. Windows

Stefan Fuchs sfuchs at gmx.de
Fri Feb 3 13:29:20 PST 2017

Hi All,

Am 03.02.2017 um 21:51 schrieb Lubomir I. Ivanov:
> On 3 February 2017 at 22:22, Stefan Fuchs <sfuchs at gmx.de> wrote:
>> Now I found out there is one issue left concerning printing. I attached 4
>> screen shots:
>> - Output in UI in planner looks good
>> - Output in UI in main window in notes section looks good
>> - Printing (template "Onedive") in linux is complete crap because the <br>
>> are not translated at all. --> Issue (1)
>>   I would expect this is even an old issue?!
>> - Printing (template "Onedive") in win is also not perfect because a few
>> line breaks are missing which are there in the UI.
>>   Line breaks missing are: Before "Runtime...", "Deco model...", "ATM
>> pressure..." and "Gas consumption...". --> Issue (2)
>> What can we do about (1) which is even more serious?
> dirk, already responded to this one.
Fixed it by deleting the printing templates in ~/.subsurface
Now Linux and Windows result is the same.
>> For (2) I guess I forgot to put a few <br>. But why line breaks in UI then
>> work? Can s.o. please explain me the concept of <div></div> and <br> and how
>> this works differently (?!) in UI and planner?
> a <div> tag may create a new line by itself.so,  if the rich text
> field in the planner has a <div>, plus it has a <br> tag, you could
> end up with a couple of line breaks in the planner.
> but the printed notes only support <br> tags (if |safe is enabled that
> is) and also they don't really support rich formatting like colors and
> fonts.
> this means that the printed dive notes will look much more simplistic
> and for printing we don't really support the rich formatting that the
> default planner notes introduce.
Thanks, understood.
I will play with adding a few more <br> and try to make it look as
nicely as possible everywhere...

Best regards


Stefan Fuchs
E-Mail: sfuchs at gmx.de <mailto:sfuchs at gmx.de>

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