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WHY not allow line break in a card???

Can not break a line in a card. WHY does Trello not support that??? WHY???

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This is also an issue for me in tasks. Sometimes the line breaks are very beneficial for a task without resorting to creating a separate card for it.

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Do you mean in the card title or the card description? The card title is of course a "one liner".

While it seems logical not to allow line breaks in titles, “card title” is just a misnomer. Everybody uses card titles as short descriptions, since that’s all the text we can see when looking at a whole board.

Some people (including me) do need proper line breaks there. Trello should let people decide whether they want them or not. What wrong would supporting the standard shift + return shortcut do?

Some people resort to extreme hacks to emulate that feature (see https://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/20492/how-do-i-insert-a-carriage-return-on-a-card-in-trello ).

Like Eyal Kornblut likes this

I too need to use line breaks in anything I write - card descriptions, list points, card titles....makes no sense that this should not be supported, it is basic text formating. 

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DPK J Community Leader Aug 13, 2019

Line breaks are possible in description field using three dashes at once (---)

Yes but on in list items for example - there is no reason not to add this to all fields where one might want to write.

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