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This guide provides instructions and information about Stanford Web Services Jumpstart platform, based on Drupal 7.

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Format page spacing and division

Your text has options: it can go to the next line, or skip ahead to make a new paragraph.

Hard returns and linebreaks

Like MS Word, use a hard return (Enter or Return) to close a paragraph.

To force text to a new line, but not make a new paragraph, press Shift + Enter or Return.
(e.g., It will look like this.)

Horizontal rule

To make a prominent division on a page, you can use a horizonal rule. Horizontal rule iconThis style is the best way to organize a list of things like people, events, or announcements.


To apply these styles, see Add basic styles and formatting page.