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xbr Plugin

Compatible with DokuWiki

anteater, rincewind, angua, adora belle, binky, ponder stibbons, Hrun, Detritus

plugin Replacement renderer, preserves line breaks present in raw wiki data

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Conflicts with
ckgedit, highlightjs

This extension has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues.

Similar to header3, linebreak

Tagged with typography


This plugin enables the preservation of line breaks from the raw wiki text through to the html output. It is a replacement for the standard DokuWiki XHTML renderer, as such to use it you must set the renderer_xhtml setting to the plugin's name, 'xbr'. For simplicity's sake the plugin uses all of the standard renderers routines with the exception of plain character output, where it uses its own routine to replace new lines with the HTML element, <br />.

Note, the plugin does not preserve multiple consecutive line breaks, but it will preserve single line breaks.

Also see the linebreak plugin.

Download and Installation

Install the plugin using the Plugin Manager and the download URL above, which points to latest version of the plugin. Refer to Plugins on how to install plugins manually.

After installation set the renderer_xhtml configuration setting (via your wiki's admin panel) to 'xbr'.

Revision History

  • 2008-06-30 — include Danny Lin's suggestions and move code to GitHub
  • 2008-11-11 — installable packages and darcs versions prepared. No changes.
  • 2008-08-13 — released


Does not work with Release 2014-09-29b “Hrun”
Test with success with Release 2014-09-29d “Hrun”.
This plugin has no dedicated section in the configuration manager. You need to change the renderer_xhtml parameter in advanced settings.
I'm not the author but changed compatibility to OK in this page.

To Do (feature requests)

  • ~~LINEBREAK~~ / ~~NOLINEBREAK~~ directives support would be extremely helpful.

Discussion / Requests for help

How shall I use this plugin (I'm using DokuWiki Release 2015-08-10a), shouldn't it be automatic ?
I'm just asking, because the problem is still the same before/after the plugin installation :
* 1 linebreak : Doesn't work, texte continues on the same line.
* 2 linebreaks : Works but display 2 linebreaks (DokuWiki default style).
AUTO-UPDATE (SOLVED) : Advanced parameter has to be set ☛ “renderer_xhtml” : XBR Plugin (extension)
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