Odd Wraparound With Ending Brackets/Parentheses
- MPH Feb 3, 2007 04:37 PM
Edited to say: There WAS some sort of bug in the code for adding a new topic today on the Austin board. The first time I ended a line with a parenthesis or bracket, like this:
Name of Restaurant, 123 Something Street (at East River Street)
. . . the closing parenthesis ended up all by itself on a separate line. Since it’s not happening in this post, I'll make the text below look like it did then:
Name of Restaurant, 123 Something Street (at East River Street
Rest of text here.
This happened repeatedly, even when I changed the parenthesis to a bracket. When I got rid of the parentheses, the same problem simply happened the next time a paragraph ended this way.
In other words, whether text was cut and pasted or typed into the entry box, this glitch occurred—but only the first time that a paragraph ended with a bracket or parenthesis. The second time, the bracket or parenthesis stayed with the text that directly preceded it.
Did you fix this? It seems like a long shot that you did, but what else could it have been?
Edited again: I spoke too soon. It's not fixed. I just saw it happening on this link:
When I look at the page source, the paragraph is explicitly ended (</p>) before the parenthesis, instead of after the parenthesis where the next paragraph starts.