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Re: ACOM Text Formatting Petition

Posted: 12 Jul 2013 3:12PM GMT
Classification: Query
I concur with the petition (for all the good that any message here seems to do!). Many stories that I have submitted in the past get stripped of basic formatting that I was meticulous in preparing. This does make it much harder to read! .......

Why does Ancestry support simple text formatting here in the message boards (OOPS, I now see that they do not, at least, not in MY submission!), and not in the trees themselves? It is extremely frustrating! .......

There is now a new wrinkle: I used to be able to use greater than (>) and less than (<) characters in timeline text, but within the last few weeks, the system started to strip those characters out. I can edit an item that has those characters in it from before, and after my edit and save, these characters now disappear! It is very inefficient if I have to start using .GT. and .LT. in text! It takes four times the space. Odd that they do not get stripped out from this message, maybe the "improvement" has not reached the boards yet.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
BrklynBridge 9 Nov 2011 12:16PM GMT 
frostfreedet 9 Nov 2011 6:48PM GMT 
Koromo 9 Nov 2011 8:16PM GMT 
BrklynBridge 10 Nov 2011 4:44AM GMT 
mikef333 10 Nov 2011 6:23AM GMT 
chrisbrooks14... 5 Sep 2012 12:12PM GMT 
Zardoz_ 12 Jul 2013 9:12PM GMT 
MikeyCarole 12 Nov 2011 7:44AM GMT 
Shillaker 12 Nov 2011 10:45AM GMT 
adamsfamily1 23 May 2012 4:58PM GMT 
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