Line break

Updated: 04/01/2018 by Computer Hope

A single break that returns the cursor to the next line and does not create a new paragraph. In HTML, to create a line break, you'd enter the <br> tag. In other programs, the shortcut key to create a line break is Shift+Enter.

Line breakWhen format marks are enabled in a word processor, line breaks are often represented by an arrow pointing down and to the left, as in the picture to the right.

Break, Newline, Word processor terms