I can't reproduce this when I made a new article and pasted in text. I
made a block, converted it to preformatted, and pasted in text
including lines prefaced with # and $, and multiple newlines. When I
preview the article things look as expected. Can you do a screencast
showing the problem?
On Fri, Apr 5, 2019 at 11:31 AM Gregory Lee Bartholomew
> Hi Paul:
> I'm having a bit of a hard time with the new Wordpress editor. It keeps auto-
> removing all the newlines in my pre-formatted text. It also removes the leading
> # from lines that I past into the pre-formatted block. I tried using the code
> tag instead, but that has problems rendering angle brackets (using the ASCII
> character gives an error and the HTML escape codes don't get translated).
> I think disabling auto-correction in pre-formatted text blocks would be the best
> option. A quick google search seems to suggest that it is possible to do:
> Would you mind looking into this?
> Gregory Lee Bartholomew
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