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Spaces converted to underscores sometimes when copying links
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I tried to copy a large bulletlist with links in visualeditor to another article. It worked fine, but when I saved, I realised that all the spaces in the bulletlist items were replaces with "_".


  • I tried to copy the list in the article "קלאונאים"
  • I copied the list (from visualeditor to visualeditor in the second article) to the article "קלאוניים"
  • The links looked fine in visualeditor, but when I saved, all the spaces were replaced with "_" characters.

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Can you provide a snippet of what you see when you click "Review changes". Are *all* spaces changed, or just ones inside links. If it's just inside links then spaces and _ are equivalent in article titles, although we try to use spaces when possible.

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Esanders renamed this task from Problem with copying bulletlists visualeditor to Spaces converted to underscores sometimes when copying links.Oct 15 2015, 5:57 PM
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