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Silva CMS: add a horizontal rule

Adding a horizontal rule means a straight line the width of the page will be added to the selected part of the page.

This guide is aimed at...

  • Staff
  • IT Administrators

Before you start...

You will need to have Chief Editor, Editor or Author access in Silva;
You will need to have attended Silva training.

  1. Avoid using Internet Explorer when editing;
  2. Log on to the relevant website by adding /edit at the end of the web address or clicking on the small cross at the bottom of the page.


From external source, choose HTML: add Horizontal rule and click on add external source.

The horizontal rule will appear where your cursor was placed - see above for an example of a horizontal rule.

Alternatively, you can add a break by using the external code source HTML: insert HTML code and add <br>.

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Help & Support

For further help and assistance you will need to contact silva-support@ucl.ac.uk


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