How can we create line breaks in a way they are respected by linkedin?
I'm using a Unix system (OSX). I found this answer but I think there has to be a way of doing it without running a LiveCD.
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If some people are reporting that it works on Linux, it's likely to be caused by the different line endings used by Windows.
At the end of a line:
These are leftovers from ye olden days of computing, which, if you're really interested in it, you can read more about on Wikipedia's newline article.
Anyway, if you use a more powerful text editor on your Windows computer, many will have the option of converting line-breaks to the different styles. Just off the top of my head, Notepad++ and Komodo Edit are two free editors which can do this.
I give nickf's answer as valid as I found it very useful. However, keep in mind what Jil McElroy says (in the link I originally posted).