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Re: copying+pasting screen examples



On Jan 1, 2008 7:35 AM, Murray McAllister <murray mcallister gmail com> wrote:
> On Dec 31, 2007 6:55 PM, Karsten Wade <kwade redhat com> wrote:
> > On Mon, 2007-12-31 at 15:44 +1000, Murray McAllister wrote:
> >
> > > There are double "-" characters, however these characters did not
> > > appear when I copied them from vim into here :( .
> >
> > I'm seeing the same behavior.  The original source in the markup seems
> > correct, but if you copy from the edit window, you get the extra '-'
> > when you paste into an editor that shows real ASCII, such as Vi or
> > Emacs, one single additional '-' appears.  The same occurs from the
> > displayed page.
> >
> > Looking at the HTML generated by Moin from the wiki markup, I don't
> > "see" the additional '-'.  But if I copy and paste from the Firefox view
> > source window, the additional '-' appears.  So it's there, as a hidden
> > character.
> >
> > Pasting from an editor that is not revealing all the ASCII in a plain
> > text fashion might be the culprit.
> >
> > As a test, I wrote a replacement text piece in Emacs, which shows all
> > the characters when in 'text-mode', and the extra '-' disappeared.  I am
> > saving this new version in replacement of the other, you should find
> > that it works when pasted into Vim.
> >
> > So, blame Kate?
> >
> > - Karsten
> > --
>
> Hi Karsten,
>
> Thanks for working that out for me, I'll start using something else
> for the wiki. I noticed there is a plug-in for jEdit that allows you
> to edit wiki pages, I might give that a go and see if the problem
> persists.

Works fine if I use jEdit. I guess I'll use that for the examples, and
will copy+paste the entire guide when finishing to make sure it all
works.

Thanks again.

Murray.

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