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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.
     
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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.
     
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    Have you read How to Use the Writing Workshop? I bet you didn't, because that question IS addressed there.
     
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    How can a Grammar Nazi own a Lol? Sorry, couldn't help myself.
     
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    Ummm. LOL.
     
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    LMAO. Nice. Very nice!
     
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    Damn you, I was just going to correct him! The irony is too much...
     
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    lol! :D

    Don't worry, your time will come. :p
     
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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...
     
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    I'm still trying to figure out how Grammar Nazis even have anything to do with formatting.
     
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    If you refuse to critique until the paragraphs are properly formatted...

    Yooou just might be a grammar Nazi.
     
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    Formatting and grammar are two separate issues.
     
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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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    The farthest-right prodigy in Europe at the time, I bet!
     
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    I see what you did there.
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