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From Steve Cohen <sco...@javactivity.org>
Subject Re: Line Continuation syntax
Date Fri, 02 Jan 2009 17:04:17 GMT
THANKS!  works great.

Nathan Bubna wrote:
> yeah, just put a line comment at the end of the line.  ##
>
> On Fri, Jan 2, 2009 at 8:11 AM, Steve Cohen <scohen@javactivity.org> wrote:
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>> Is there any support in velocity for a line continuation character (like '\'
>> in a properties file) to indicate to Velocity that a line feed in a template
>> should be ignored?  The AOL converter I must use conveniently converts any
>> line feed characters to <br/> which is very often what I want, but sometimes
>> I want to include paragraph-length text.  Without the ability to ignore
>> certain line-feeds, in these circumstances, my templates must put the
>> paragraph-length text on a single, too long to be human-readable, line.  I
>> want my cake and I want to eat it too: text that is easily editable in the
>> template but which formats nicely in the end.
>>
>> I could easily roll my own here, but I wonder if there is any Velocity-level
>> support for this.
>>
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