Coding a Tab in comments box?

Discussion in 'Help and Rules' started by Yes, May 20, 2019.

  1. Yes Safe, Efficient Airship Travel Since 1972

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    Just a quick, maybe even simple, technical question.

    Is there a way (in the coding available for us non-moderators) to code Tabs of the classic sort in the comment boxes? That is to say, something that will bump you over and align five (or however-many) spaces from your previous keyed entry like we've done since typewriters. I occasionally put things in columns and it'd be useful since the normal coding seems not to read specific numbers of spaces entered solely as empty space between characters. Indent seems specific to a line itself, e.g. you can't indent from inside a line of text only at its start. An old-school Tab might not be possible I just don't know either way, and as An Old who only knows a little very basic HTML I expect it'd be beyond my ken to figure out anyway :p
     
  2. Burton K Wheeler l'├ętat profond, c'est moi Moderator

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    There is a way!
    There are little indent left/indent right buttons right next to the bulleted and numbered list buttons.​
    See?
    It's easy​
    I'm bad​
    at computers too
     
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  3. Yes Safe, Efficient Airship Travel Since 1972

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    Thanks, Top! I feel the badness, us fogeys have to stick together :p