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how do I insert a line break instead of a paragraph

Confluence 5.7.4


I'm trying to create a simple list of links to various external resources.  I enter each link on a new line, but this creates a paragraph <p> in the wiki content.  I prefer to have simple line breaks using <br/>.  I see no way to accomplish this.

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"Shift + Return" should do the trick.

Isn't the standard shortcut alt+return? Why is only Confluence using this different shortcut?

How would you do this from an iPhone via the Confluence app or  web browser as there is no “shift+return”?

Is there a way to set it as the default behaviour

A white full stop does the trick.

thanks.  As is almost always the case.  After I posted the question, it occurred to me to search for keyboard shortcuts, and I did find the shift+return  described here.

I've recently found that Enter results in a line break, and Shift-Enter results in a paragraph break, when in a Preformatted text block. I was attempting to format code snippets and the behavior I've come to expect from most editors wasn't working. It's essentially the opposite as with a Paragraph block. 

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