What is the data type to use for a description?

I would like to know what data type I need to use for a description.


Baseball cap by adidas Originals 
-   Made from cotton
-   Embroidered brand logo to the front
-   Five panel styling
-   Ventilation holes to the side

What data type do I need to use so when I want to use this data it still contain the spaces and indents?

Answer #1:

It has nothing to do with the data type. You can use varchar or text. If you are trying to render as HTML then you'll want to render it between <pre> tags.

Answered By: pyrospade

Answer #2:

Your text will be saved as it is, your text render is the one that has to understand the line breaks, indents, etc.

You can use any alphanumeric datatype.

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