Could be related to the fact that HTML doesn’t have normal line breaks, but rather uses
Though you would think the browser would be smart enough to grab those when you copy and paste.
In most browsers you can right click, do something like “inspect element” on what you desire, right click it in the html browser that pops-up and choose to copy the actual html block. You could then paste it into notepad or elsewhere and do a search for
<br /> and replace it with an actual blank line.
A bit of a hassle, but gets you there.
It’s possible something else is going on though.