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    28 Jul '11 20:13
    Why is the RHP [hidden] command, notionally for hiding answers to puzzles. so hopeless.

    It will not reveal text with apostropheReveal Hidden Content
    '
    s in

    [hidden] Text with hard line returns
    in will never be hidden[/hidden]
  2. Standard memberHandyAndy
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    28 Jul '11 20:46
    Originally posted by iamatiger
    Why is the RHP [hidden] command, notionally for hiding answers to puzzles. so hopeless.

    It will not reveal text with apostrophe[hidden]'[/hidden]s in

    [hidden] Text with hard line returns
    in will never be hidden[/hidden]
    It can be read when you click on Reply & Quote.

    Reveal Hidden Content
    Here's an example.
  3. THORNINYOURSIDE
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    29 Jul '11 01:38
    Originally posted by iamatiger
    Why is the RHP [hidden] command, notionally for hiding answers to puzzles. so hopeless.

    It will not reveal text with apostrophe[hidden]'[/hidden]s in

    [hidden] Text with hard line returns
    in will never be hidden[/hidden]
    Sometimes it will

    Reveal Hidden Content
    Itapostrophes working this time


    🙂
  4. Standard memberDaemon Sin
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    29 Jul '11 08:39
    Originally posted by iamatiger
    Why is the RHP [hidden] command, notionally for hiding answers to puzzles. so hopeless.

    It will not reveal text with apostrophe[hidden]'[/hidden]s in

    [hidden] Text with hard line returns
    in will never be hidden[/hidden]
    Reveal Hidden Content
    "Real knowledge is to know the extent of one\'s ignorance."<br /> - Confucius
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    29 Jul '11 13:06
    Originally posted by iamatiger
    Why is the RHP [hidden] command, notionally for hiding answers to puzzles. so hopeless.
    Possibly because it is merely mildly useful, and far from important. In other words, improving the chess playing functions of this site are possibly considered more important, by Russ & al., than fixing naggling bugs in some secondary function. Some might say that they're right.

    Richard
  6. Standard memberHandyAndy
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    29 Jul '11 15:04
    Originally posted by Shallow Blue
    Possibly because it is merely mildly useful, and far from important. In other words, improving the chess playing functions of this site are possibly considered more important, by Russ & al., than fixing naggling bugs in some secondary function. Some might say that they're right.

    Richard
    Reveal Hidden Content
    They're right.
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    30 Jul '11 06:433 edits
    Originally posted by Daemon Sin
    [hidden]"Real knowledge is to know the extent of one\'s ignorance."<br /> - Confucius[/hidden]
    Woah, nice workaround!

    I knew you could not use tags inside posts! <br /><a href="http://www.google.com">Link to Google</a>


    Reveal Hidden Content
    But I had no idea you could use tags inside hidden! &lt;br /&gt;&lt;a href=&quot;http://www.google.com&quot;&gt;Link to Google&lt;/a&gt;
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