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Chris
07-11-2006, 02:29 PM
How does everyone feel about me indenting paragraphs on this site? Like it, hate it?

John
07-11-2006, 03:04 PM
Hate it.

agua
07-11-2006, 04:23 PM
I like it - so long as there are no other interuptions like ad blocks or images which can mess up the flow of your text block.

KLB
07-11-2006, 05:14 PM
Hate is such a strong word, but I really don't like the indenting.

fatnewt
07-11-2006, 09:10 PM
I don't really like it either... not for the Web.

Johnny Gulag
07-11-2006, 09:42 PM
I prefer no indentation as well.

Erin
07-11-2006, 11:20 PM
I'm not used to indendtation on the web; but an extra space between paragraphs looks good.

agua
07-12-2006, 12:02 AM
nm... I am the odd one out :sick:

vahsi000
07-12-2006, 04:41 AM
How does everyone feel about me indenting paragraphs on this site? Like it, hate it?

What do you mean by this site? Forums or your content pages? It can be annoying if it's for the forums but it might give it a "new" effect for your content pages (guides). I reckon you should do it for a small period of time and make thread and get everyone's opinion on if they like it or not and go forward from there on...

John
07-12-2006, 06:00 AM
I reckon you should do it for a small period of time and make thread and get everyone's opinion on if they like it or not and go forward from there on...

Ahhhhhh take a look at his articles, I believe he is already doing it.

Chris
07-12-2006, 06:15 AM
Yes I've done it from the start with my articles.

chromate
07-12-2006, 08:24 AM
Honest answer -- don't like it. Looks old fashioned.

For text on the web (and pretty much everywhere else apart from books and poetry) there's no need, especially if you're leaving a blank line between paragraphs anyway, as you are at the moment.

KLB
07-12-2006, 08:56 AM
Personally I find a significant space between paragraphs to be most important from readablity and like chromate said, the indent just looks old fashion to me. It also causes a skip in the eyes as one tries to find the beginning of a new paragraph.

The New Guy
07-12-2006, 08:59 AM
The indent isn't old fasion. It has a better use though. It is much better for essays and stuff which need to be double spaced.

My rule, is that if its double spaced use an indent. If its single spaced use a new line.

KLB
07-12-2006, 09:06 AM
My rule, is that if its double spaced use an indent. If its single spaced use a new line.

This makes a lot of sense to me. :thumbs_up

Cutter
07-12-2006, 02:09 PM
I do it on some sites, but I haven't really made up my mind one way or the other.

Mike
07-12-2006, 02:42 PM
Don't like it really. It just doesn't look, 'right' on the web.

agua
07-12-2006, 08:54 PM
Chris - I think your indents would look better if you used 10px rather than 20px.

Chris
07-25-2006, 07:40 AM
Well... no more indents.

KLB
07-25-2006, 08:09 AM
Well... no more indents.

Whoppie! :banana: :thumbs_up

(dude, where's the party smily?)

Johnny Gulag
07-25-2006, 10:27 AM
Looks good :)

Vinnie
08-17-2006, 09:09 AM
My rule, is that if its double spaced use an indent. If its single spaced use a new line.

p { text-indent: 1em; line-height: 2; }
happy now?