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BBCode follows to the preview of a dispatch via url. Why??

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BBCode follows to the preview of a dispatch via url. Why??

Postby Random Country 453632 » Sat Feb 27, 2021 4:32 am

So it basically goes like this:

I make a color BBcode
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([pre][color=#000000] Blah blah blah[/color][/pre])

a url to a dispatch is inside

The preview of that dispatch contains the color BBCode's effects! Why??
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Postby Frisbeeteria » Sat Feb 27, 2021 6:45 am

Changed your post so we could see the code, but I still don't understand the problem. Maybe link to the dispatch in question with an explanation of where you see the problem?

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Postby Merni » Sat Feb 27, 2021 10:10 am

I think they're trying to say that doing
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[color=#COLOUR]LINK TO DISPATCH[/color]
makes the dispatch preview frame coloured. Like the end of this shows.

If it helps, I have occasionally noticed various other minor issues with dispatch previews where formatting overspills one way or the other. For instance here.
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Postby Comfed » Sat Feb 27, 2021 11:03 am

This is definitely something that happens. It appears that nesting a dispatch link in a formatting BBcode tag applies the formatting to the whole dispatch.
Example on an RMB:
https://www.nationstates.net/region=ora ... #p42962111
Dispatch:
https://www.nationstates.net/page=dispatch/id=1511966
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