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Paragraphs breaks are ignored inside spoilers

The markdown

>! a

>! b

>! c

Will be shown as a blockquote with ! in front of it:

! a

! b

! c

Instead of a spoiler for 3 paragraphs (or 3 spoiler blocks, whatever).

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marked as duplicate by animuson, yhw42, Toon Krijthe, Rory, Yannis Aug 27 '12 at 19:22

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Related: Paragraphs breaks are ignored inside spoilers, How can I put a whole code block in spoiler text?, Spoilers don't format well, What's the exact syntax for spoiler markup - This looks status-bydesign. Nowhere in Kevin's official response to this does he mention paragraph support. He specifically uses two spaces to create line breaks, in fact. –  animuson Aug 24 '12 at 18:38
@animuson: I'd argue that's not an exact duplicate, because the one in meta.stackexchange.com/q/112793 is about >! abc>!>! def, but mine is about >! abc ↵ ↵ >! def. The output is also different, the one in meta.stackexchange.com/q/112793 is still a spoiler, but here is a blockquote. –  KennyTM Aug 24 '12 at 18:46
It's still the same issue.Paragraphs are being ignored. You're just attempting to use paragraphs in a different way. Since spoilers just plain don't look for paragraphs, the two different ways result in two different outputs, but it's still the same underlying issue. –  animuson Aug 24 '12 at 18:51
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There is a fairly simple workaround to this:

>! a

>! b

>! c

Results in




If you want to space them out a bit more, you can use &nbsp; instead of <!-->, but I'm guessing you don't want a bunch of blank gaps just to keep the spoilers separate.

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Thanks, but I knew there is workaround already. (I used # instead of <!-->) –  KennyTM Aug 24 '12 at 18:54
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