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#1 2007-07-20 04:58:50

John E. Franklin
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Post starting with blanks removed.

A reply I just made to a post started with blank white space to
show someone some long division.
But the space characters were removed many times in a row as
I tried to fix the problem, so I put in a period at the beginning of post.
Here's the example.
http://www.mathsisfun.com/forum/viewtopic.php?pid=75698#p75698

I've seen this happen maybe 3 other times in the past couple of years.

Last edited by John E. Franklin (2007-07-20 04:59:54)


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#2 2007-07-20 05:34:14

mathsyperson
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Re: Post starting with blanks removed.

Yes, that's happened to me a couple of times as well. I usually fix it by just writing a sentence before I start doing whatever I wanted to be doing that involved a lot of spaces.

It'd be a good thing to change though.


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#3 2007-07-20 07:14:14

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Re: Post starting with blanks removed.

Normal behaviour ... just "trimming" blanks, mathsy's solution is good.


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