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Let's say I write up a bunch of rows and decide I want to make it a list:

Item 1
Another Item
Something Else

When I mark each line and click the "List" button (doesn't matter which one), the Editor takes all three rows and makes one list item out of them, ignoring the line-breaks.

The output will simply be:

- Item 1 Another Item Something Else

It would be far more useful and less buggy if it would instead create one list item for each line:

- Item 1
- Another Item
- Something Else
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    Please! Especially with all the new users who post lists in code blocks or quotes. This would make editing so much easier! – Linuxios Mar 6 '13 at 0:52
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    @RichardJ.RossIII: The idea is that the conversion from Item to - Item is applied when the button is pressed, instead of gluing the lines together. – Ry- Mar 6 '13 at 2:46
  • @minitech it appears I misread that. Oops – Richard J. Ross III Mar 6 '13 at 3:28
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    +1 so much! I've always been so frustrated with the way this works, but never thought to make a meta post about it. The list button is completely broken (same problem with numbered lists too). I always end up typing in the markup directly for lists. – Ben Lee Mar 7 '13 at 21:39
  • If you meant to bump the question with that edit, please make your edits substantial. Otherwise just offer a bounty. – Bart Apr 14 '13 at 11:44
  • @Bart didn't mean to bump. But bounty sounds good. – Lukas Knuth Apr 14 '13 at 11:46
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    I don't understand why you would want your list to all be on one line. – Lance Roberts Apr 16 '13 at 13:52
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You can use this userscript for Chrome (should be easy to make it work on Firefox):

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