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For those members who like to use teh Quote Option to quote the conetnts of the post that you are replying to, please take notice of this advice.

It has come to our attention that the new software is having an effect on URLs within the quoted portion of the post, which can have an effect on any further URL links and quote commands (the one in the editing options that uses square bracket tags for quoting external text). What is happening is that when you press the quote option, it is taking the members text and splitting it into smaller lines of text effectively inserting a line break. this can have the unfortunate effect of splitting a url over 2 or more lines, which confuses the site software. The software effectively thinks that a url command has been opened, but cannot find the end of teh url.

This then means that any further url's will not work, and neither will the square bracket quote function, including any new ones you use in your own text after the quoted post's text, even if the syntax is correct.

To circumvent this, if you are wishing to use urls etc in your own part of teh post, please be sure that any urls in the quoted portion of the text is on one complete line, and be mindful not to include any of the chevrons that begin each line break within the url. By doing the former you will make sure that all links in your new post will be clickable, and the latter will make sure that the url will take you to the correct site address.

Also, be mindful when using the quote option, that it does make the size of a post longer, and can be more convoluted and harder to follow, particularly if there have been multiple instances of using the Quote option in a sub-thread.

Jonny

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Mod Note: Forum Quote Option 10994 JonnyMcA 06-Nov-15 20:48
Re: Mod Note: Forum Quote Option 604 carolb 06-Nov-15 20:50
Re: Mod Note: Forum Quote Option 637 Susan Doris 07-Nov-15 06:39
Re: Mod Note: Forum Quote Option 674 JonnyMcA 07-Nov-15 10:39
Re: Mod Note: Forum Quote Option 593 Susan Doris 07-Nov-15 15:48
Re: Mod Note: Forum Quote Option 638 Origyptian 08-Nov-15 16:59
Re: Mod Note: Forum Quote Option 875 carolb 08-Nov-15 17:18
Re: Mod Note: Forum Quote Option 813 Origyptian 01-May-16 14:37
Re: Mod Note: Forum Quote Option 664 Itatw70s 11-Nov-16 01:01
Re: Mod Note: Forum Quote Option 548 Richard Fusniak 11-Nov-16 10:35
Re: Mod Note: Forum Quote Option 573 Itatw70s 12-Nov-16 16:09
Re: Mod Note: Forum Quote Option 637 carolb 12-Nov-16 18:13
Re: Mod Note: Forum Quote Option 527 Itatw70s 12-Nov-16 20:35
Re: Mod Note: Forum Quote Option 479 carolb 12-Nov-16 20:38
Re: Mod Note: Forum Quote Option 579 Itatw70s 12-Nov-16 20:39
Re: Mod Note: Forum Quote Option 492 carolb 12-Nov-16 20:58
Re: Mod Note: Forum Quote Option 556 Itatw70s 13-Nov-16 00:16
Re: Mod Note: Forum Quote Option 546 carolb 13-Nov-16 15:46
Re: Mod Note: Forum Quote Option 1389 Itatw70s 13-Nov-16 21:11


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