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Adjustable Padding

Adjustable Padding

Everything seems to have a different left/right padding to it. I would like the option to remove padding from all items (ideally ability to adjust l,t,r,b padding on all objects). Especially in the new editor this is tedious and an image can span the entire 600px width, but a text box cannot.

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Thanks for posting this @NicoleM504! Do you imagine this would be on the left panel as an overall control for the entire email? How would you handle a situation where you wanted different padding in different blocks?



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I would prefer to be able to control the padding for each individual item, similar to how Robly handles their layout design. It gives me more control over how images line up with the text around them and avoids awkward empty space.

Even doing increments of 5 would be fine. Robly would go from minimum 0 padding to maximum of 30, and I could control how much the top, bottom, left and right sides of an image or text block were padded.


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I'd just like to add a specific request for adjustable padding on Read More blocks. As you can see in the attached screen shot below, it is impossible for us to achieve uniform margins because the padding on Read More content (indicated by the red line) and the padding on Text block content (indicated by the green line) is different and cannot be changed. padding.png


Status changed to: Voting Open

Just go to Advanced Editor and change the padding code yourself! You have total control of it that way. Simple!

Occasional Visitor
Your inline forms do not allow for much CSS style. We cannot control the padding around the form nor the font. Very sad. We don't use HELVETICA, which kills the UX of our site and too much padding. You should consider using the INHERIT property for type faces - so designers have a bit more specificity. Or, is there something we are missing (know-how)?

The built-in padding above and below text boxes is frustrating. It looks awkward to have these large line breaks between title & body text. Images have an easy-to-use checkbox that lets you turn the padding on and off. The same functionality for text would be extremely helpful. Based on my research, it sounds like this option used to exist in an older version of the editor. Please add it back in!

Occasional Contributor

This subject was raised last year and closed. The only response was to add padding around images. Actually I would like the ability to remove or adjust the size of the padding. I miss this feature from the earlier html editor. 

Valued Contributor

I would like to see this feature added as well. Since there is no way to add text below an image in the same block, thereby necessitating it be added as a separate text block, we need the way to adjust the positioning of that text to look "right" with the image. And it needs to be separated *at least* top/bottom and left/right. (You might want different padding on the left and right sides than at the top in this situation.)

Frequent Visitor

Adjustable padding on all blocks should be a basic. Defaults, okay. But the Constant Contact templates are awful from a design standpoint. You need to give some control for designers to create something polished and professional. We can't even do something as simple as aligning elements. We're slaves to whatever CC decided should be a default. Maybe take a look at MailChimp or SquareSpace to see the stark difference.

Valued Contributor

And further, it's not only that an image can span the full width but it does, always, as far as I can see. Things that are intended as small icons, in the mobile version span the full width of the phone screen. Need a way to specify the maximum width of an image in mobile.

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Please add the functionality to change the padding/height of a text block.