Features that were enabled via being able to edit raw HTML in previous versions of Zotero
Specifically, being able to highlight regions of a PDF attachment in different colors, as well as adding notes to these annotations and being able to use Zotero's native tagging functionality has given me a lot to think about it.
I will probably miss some of the raw HTML editing flexibility of the old note editor, but, perhaps with these new features, my usage habits will change.
One of the most valuable elements of being able to edit the raw HTML was the ability to create a container
div around a note's content, then using the
style property to specify the
max-width settings, as well as the
margin settings. With the
margin setting, the most valuable aspect of it was being able to have the content block automatically center itself via the
margin-left: auto and
margin-right: auto settings. This functionality is very helpful when switching between displays of very different sizes.
Finally, one related useful setting was being able to specify font sizes using
em units, as opposed to fixed point sizes. Here's an example: