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Anchor points to inaccurate location

I created an anchor and I referenced it from another page. 

create_anchor.png

When I click on the link, instead of going to the exact location where the anchor is, it shows the bottom part instead.

inaccurate_anchor.png

The upper part (the one with "escape characters/sequences") is hidden and I cannot see it. Is that a default behaviour? Because I assume links to anchors will redirect me to exact spot on the page.

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Hi @Merrell Vineza

Use the anchor before the intended text or line where you want the page to jump to with the anchor link. In the example you provided, for any user to be able to land at the beginning of column 23, add the anchor right before escape characters/sequences and not at the end (as in the pic). 

Anchors navigate you to the line/text/heading that comes after the anchor. :)

Hope this helps! 

Thanks

Sireesha

Thanks @Sireesha Dugginapeddi _Appfire_ I found out that the top black header blocks the upper part. What I did is I just reloaded the page and the black header went away. It came back once I started to scroll my mouse up/down.

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