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Using blockquote in chat doesn't work when it's part of a text block [duplicate]

In the chat, when using a blockquote markup after a line of text, the blockquote doesn't render. For example, if I try: text: > quote I get this: What's the correct way to use it in this case?
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Omitting the space after the ">" in chat, for a multiline quote, works half-way

Quotes in chat are supposed to require a space after the > > note the space between ">" and "note" Thus, as expected, >quote renders as ">quote", and > ...
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Why wasn't this link in the chat made clickable? [duplicate]

https://chat.stackexchange.com/transcript/message/54730117#54730117: Why wasn't this link in the chat made clickable?
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Chat FAQ is misleading regarding markdown in multi-line messages

This question follows the discussion in comments here. We know that Markdown in chat fails for multi-line messages. Debatable, but OK. However, the Chat FAQ for formatting shows us what appears to ...
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Syntax for chat messages?

Chat messages do not seem to support markdown like questions and answer on SX.com websites - at least not fully. Where can I find the full syntax supported in chatroom messages?
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Markdown in Chat fails for Multi-Line Messages, a Reprise

So, we are all aware of this post, which essentially says that messages with multiple lines are considered to be "pasted" and therefore have no markdown processing run on them. All well and good, ...
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Markdown in chat works on multi-line messages on the star board [duplicate]

Markdown in chat is broken disabled on purpose for multi-line messages, which has been discussed more than once already on Meta.SE and appears to be status-bydesign. However, if you star a multi-...
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Sticky returns break most markdown in chat [duplicate]

I typed a chat message including sticky returns (Shift + Enter), [tag:nameoftag] markup and [links](http://interwebz.com). The markup didn't work, it just displayed the markup itself. A user informed ...
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Strikethrough in chat does not work when message starts with newline [duplicate]

Pretty obscure: Strikethrough does not work correctly in chat if the message starts with a newline. To reproduce, try the following key sequence in a message: Shift + Enter test ---test--- test → ...
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Markdown in multiline messages does get rendered when starred

We all know that multiline messages in chat don't support Markdown (except for fixed-width and quote formatting). But if such a message gets starred the Markdown will be rendered after all: That is ...
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Increase number of characters in Chat

I understand comments having a limit on the number of characters, but why must even chat messages have such a low limit? I suggest increasing the limit to twice the existing amount at least. Let us ...
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Multiline link formatting [duplicate]

The [title](url) is no longer formatted when the chat post is multi-lined Examples: https://chat.stackoverflow.com/transcript/message/22017116#22017116, https://chat.stackoverflow.com/transcript/...
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Markdown not always working in chat [duplicate]

I tried to post a comment containing a URL and Bold Text in the RenderFarm chat room and it didn't work: However, I then tried to recreate the URL markdown problem using the exact same link, and also ...
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Formatting bug when newline is present in chat message [duplicate]

I recently noticed that when there are new-lines in the same chat message, Markdown support fails. For example: *Test* **TEST** This won't produce the expected output: Test TEST It ...
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Possibly a bug in the markdown rendering [duplicate]

I was trying to using backtick escapes for entering code. If the message I am about to send has multiple lines (i.e by hitting SHIFT + ENTER) and then I use the backtick escape and type in an url, the ...

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