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  1. Hannibal Alexander

    Hannibal Alexander Senior Member

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    Grammar Nazi's LOL!! Question about copy/pasting onto Writing Workshop.

    Discussion in 'Software' started by Hannibal Alexander, Jun 6, 2013.

    I just copy/pasted something from Google Docs to Writing Workshop, and I noticed when I did that the formatting was all messed up.
    is there a different way that you would suggest posting stuff here.
    I don't know how much formatting has to do with grammar (probably not anything)
    just wondering... my spaces and indentations and italicized parts were all taken away when I posted here.
     
  2. Wreybies

    Wreybies The Ops Pops Operations Manager Staff Contest Administrator Supporter Contributor

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    That will happen no matter the platform of origin. Google Docs, Word, Pages.... You will always have to reformat from within the forum with the formatting tools.
     
  3. Cogito

    Cogito Former Mod, Retired Supporter Contributor

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    Have you read How to Use the Writing Workshop? I bet you didn't, because that question IS addressed there.
     
  4. Lemex

    Lemex That's Lord Lemex to you. Contributor

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    How can a Grammar Nazi own a Lol? Sorry, couldn't help myself.
     
  5. Cogito

    Cogito Former Mod, Retired Supporter Contributor

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    Fascistidiously.



    Ummm. LOL.
     
  6. E. C. Scrubb

    E. C. Scrubb Active Member

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    LMAO. Nice. Very nice!
     
  7. Thomas Kitchen

    Thomas Kitchen Proofreader in the Making Contributor

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    Damn you, I was just going to correct him! The irony is too much...
     
  8. Lemex

    Lemex That's Lord Lemex to you. Contributor

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    lol! :D

    Don't worry, your time will come. :p
     
  9. mammamaia

    mammamaia nit-picker-in-chief Contributor

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    getting back to the question.......................

    all you have to do is hit the 'edit' button and insert a line break wherever an indent has disappeared...
     
  10. EdFromNY

    EdFromNY Hope to improve with age Supporter Contributor

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    I'm still trying to figure out how Grammar Nazis even have anything to do with formatting.
     
  11. Cogito

    Cogito Former Mod, Retired Supporter Contributor

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    If you refuse to critique until the paragraphs are properly formatted...

    Yooou just might be a grammar Nazi.
     
  12. EdFromNY

    EdFromNY Hope to improve with age Supporter Contributor

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    Formatting and grammar are two separate issues.
     
  13. Cogito

    Cogito Former Mod, Retired Supporter Contributor

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    Only a grammar Nazi would quibble over that distinction ;)
     
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    Maybe a formatting Nazi would, too ...

    ;)
     
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    EdFromNY Hope to improve with age Supporter Contributor

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    Not many people knew it, but the Fuehrer was a terrific dancer...
     
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    He was also an architect. I lived in a building designed by him in Berlin. ;) True story.
     
  17. Cogito

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    A right prodigy, he were.
     
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    Let me guess: The building had a right wing, but no left wing. ;)
     
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    The farthest-right prodigy in Europe at the time, I bet!
     
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    I see what you did there.
    I swear all of you are clever.
     
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    And a flight of goose steps to the main entrance.
     
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    I believe the cafeteria also had a choice between fries or reich.
     
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