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Postby lawrence » Mon Jan 16, 2006 7:00 pm

Hi there,

When I add abstract of an article to OJS thru "Edit Metadata",
it automatically adds <br /> to the abstract if the abstract has a new line,
is there a way to disable it.

The reason being that I will add some html tags in the abstract to control the style and layout, the automatical injection of <br /> make me very difficult to control the style and layout.

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Postby asmecher » Tue Jan 17, 2006 2:45 pm

Hi Lawrence,

The BRs are applied when the Abstract field is displayed -- they aren't actually stored in the database. To prevent this coversion from taking place, look through the template files (*.tpl) for getArticleAbstract, removing the nl2br call. For example, change:
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{$article->getArticleAbstract()|nl2br}
to:
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{$article->getArticleAbstract()}

To edit all files where this occurs, I use the following command line in Linux: (note the backticks)
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vi `fgrep -l getArticleAbstract \`find . -name \*.tpl\``
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