Linked Questions

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Can I please be trusted to not to script a bot that dumps an endless stream of spam messages into the chat?

I will have been at Stack Overflow for three years this summer. Although I have mostly stopped answering questions long ago, I still rake in the occasional piece of rep, and have thus amassed >60k, ...
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Relax flood control in chat [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I please be trusted to not to script a bot that dumps an endless stream of spam messages into the chat? [This must have been mentioned before but I’m unable to find it.] ...
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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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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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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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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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1answer
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Answers in chat without the nickname of the user of the original entry

We've just observed on The Heap the following: That is, there is no mention of the author of the original post. However, he got a notification about the answer and the arrow points to the correct ...
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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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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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1answer
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Why didn’t formatting work in this chat message? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Markdown in chat fails for multi-line messages I tried using multiple lines in this chat message, but basic formatting, like inline code and a link, wasn’t applied. What rule did ...
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Chat Markdown links don't work for multiline messages [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Markdown in chat fails for multi-line messages Related, outdated: Markdown in chat fails for multi-line messages Whenever you post a chat message like this: You ought to ...
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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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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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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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Italicisation does not work with trailing period in chat [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Markdown in chat fails for multi-line messages When I write _adj._ on a StackExchange post proper it gets italicised: adj. When I do the same in chat, in a multi-line message,...

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