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BBCode Problems

Postby Indigo » 06/04/2017 10:23 PM

"Problem" may be an exaggeration. Nuisance, perhaps.

When I attempt to insert tags in a post by clicking one of the buttons above the text field, and I have not already selected what I want inside the tags, they will appear in a different place from where the cursor was when I clicked the button. Sometimes they'll just appear on the line above where they were supposed to, other times they'll select a random block of existing text and do weird things to my post if I don't notice in time. This started happening around the time the wordcount thing was added so maybe they're related somehow? I don't know anything about coding, or if this is happening to anyone else for that matter.

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Re: BBCode Problems

Postby crow » 06/04/2017 10:33 PM

I've had that issue recently too. I'd always just assumed the problem was with my laptop, which has a tendency to... be kinda funny about selection anyway, but this specific issue is pretty recent. If you're having it too, then... I dunno what it might be, but I am glad to hear it's not just me XD;




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Re: BBCode Problems

Postby Silver » 06/05/2017 3:56 AM

This may or may not be related, but I've noticed that my posts keep coming out with random page breaks in them? Like I've accidentally bumped enter while typing. It's specific to this forum, so I thought I'd mention it.




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Re: BBCode Problems

Postby Kreepy » 06/05/2017 3:59 AM

Huh, I've tried replicating this but with no luck :'l Is it specific to a browser (also for collecting info, do you use any plug-ins that affect the text field?) or does it happen on all of them? Also if there's any examples of posts with the line breaks, link me? (Or screenshots? Both? Idk xD I remember I couldn't work out why it was misbehaving for crow)


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Re: BBCode Problems

Postby Silver » 06/05/2017 4:32 AM

Usually I can catch the linebreaks as I'm proofreading my post, but it seems like I type a paragraph, then later notice it's like randomly inserted a line break? The linebreak appears in the text box - both quick reply and post reply - not after I actually make the post.

Example: 'Well' is broken into a new paragraph, but should not have been.

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Re: BBCode Problems

Postby Indigo » 06/05/2017 11:09 AM

It seems to be specific to Chrome. I don't have any extensions that would interfere unless something very weird is going on. I also don't have this problem on other websites that use similar buttons for formatting tags so ??
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Re: BBCode Problems

Postby zapdragon555 » 06/05/2017 2:57 PM

I tried everything people are having trouble with and also had no problems--but it's worth saying I'm running a very old version of Chrome.







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