Copy and paste

I’m not sure if there’s already a thread for this but I was wondering why sometimes it formats kinda funky when I copy and paste a list of names from one user to my test box. I wasn’t sure if this was a problem on my end from the way I’m doing it or because I’m on my cell phone on nameberry. The names turn a different color blue.

Thanks for any help :slight_smile:

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I don’t know that I can help, but I experience the same thing!

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This happens to me too (or at least it used to. can’t remember if it’s still doing that for me or not)

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It’s because the names are links.

Discourse automatically turns any links in the text you’ve copy-pasted into links in Discourse, which is a great feature!

But what it can’t do is pick up and recreate all the extra formatting we’ve added to make name links all different colours depending on gender, so you just get the generic blue link text that you’d see if you embedded a link in the text by hand, like this.

This is also why manually linking names, instead of waiting for the program to do it automatically, turns them blue rather than the usual colour.