Comments do not allow special chars: (eg: < and > )

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  1. melbel profile image96
    melbelposted 4 years ago

    When I click the submit button below my comment nothing happens and the text box just highlights blue.

    Chrome Version 35.0.1916.153
    Latest Mac OS whatever kids these days are calling it: Maverick Snow Lion?
    No virus.
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    Edit: Dur... an error I just didn't see.

    Please do not include inequality signs (< or >).

    1. Matthew Meyer profile image73
      Matthew Meyerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Sorry you are having issues posting a comment on a Hub.

      From your edit to your original post, can I assume you figured out the issue and it was related to using special characters on the comment?
      Your examples, < and  >  ?

      If so, I was able to reproduce this what you are seeing and have let our engineering team know so that we might make the error message more prominent.

    2. The Examiner-1 profile image71
      The Examiner-1posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      What is latest Hub that you tried?

  2. paradigmsearch profile image89
    paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago

    "<" and ">" are important characters when it comes to website programming.  As such, when they show up in text, it highly perturbs many websites. I would imagine that the "B" site practically implodes every time it runs into these two characters in user text. big_smile

  3. melbel profile image96
    melbelposted 4 years ago

    Yes, it was the greater than less than signs.

    There are currently error messages, but I just didn't see it (I missed it.)

    1. Matthew Meyer profile image73
      Matthew Meyerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I too see the message now when I test.

      I swear when I did the same test before it kicked me back to the top of the page so I didn't see the messages. Is that what you witnessed as well?

      Either way, it seems to be showing the message now, I just wanted to see if you ran into the exact same issue I saw earlier.

      1. melbel profile image96
        melbelposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        No, I didn't have that happen. I just missed the message. sad

        1. Matthew Meyer profile image73
          Matthew Meyerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

          Ok. Thanks!

 
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