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Whenever I post anything (answer/question) I have to hit [RETURN] twice to make one visible return. I don't like reading one long-go text. I like it in paragraphs.

This is a text with one carriage return for each new line:

Hello. This is an example text. I like reading in paragraphs. Not in one-long go.

And here a text with each line separated by 2 returns:

Hello.

This is an example text.

I like reading in paragraphs.

Not in one-long go.

And it's easier to navigate!

Why this behaviour? how do I modify it?

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marked as duplicate by Arjan, balpha Mar 10 '13 at 11:47

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Use 2 Enter for paragraph. If you want line break, use 2 spaces at the end of the line. –  nhahtdh Mar 10 '13 at 11:29
    
ah soo. thanks. didn't know :P but still requires me to press multiple keys heh. –  user214961 Mar 10 '13 at 11:29
    
See this question: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/26011/… –  JonW Mar 10 '13 at 11:30

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Either add 2 spaces at the end of the line

test<space><space>  
test

or add a <br> at the end of the line

test<br>
test
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No. Line breaks are not paragraphs. –  Arjan Mar 10 '13 at 11:34
    
mhm if there is no other way we will have to go with this ; > –  user214961 Mar 10 '13 at 11:34
    
No, @Gam, not for English text. Please read the link above. (And then try to read the same, with line breaks.) –  Arjan Mar 10 '13 at 11:34