Formatting for 'blocks' of text on multiple lines not getting applied properly when using Wiki Editor

When using the Wiki Editor if you select several lines of text at once and select bold, underline or italic the wiki markup isn't getting applied correctly.


For example if you have 4 lines of text like this :-






and then select them all and select B for bold the following results appear :-






This doesn't cause the text to become bold but just changes it so that line 1 has a * at the start and line 4 has a * at the end.


The proper markup should be with a * at the start and end of each line :-





Similar issue occur for underline + and italic _


The obvious workaround is to format each line separately but just wondered if there is a known fix or any plans to get the formatting working when multiple lines are selected.

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We ran into this too. Lack of good support for rich-text editing is very frustrating!

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Same here, cannot believe that in 21st century we still run into that kind of issues o_O

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Gil Edri I'm New Here Mar 07, 2018


At least, I'd expect the Bold command in the toolbar to be aware of this and add the *'s on every line.

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