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I am using the Twiki Beta date 2001-07-20 + CVS updates.

I would like to report the following formatting bug:

As I understand it, the verbatim tag should prevent any content interpretation. I am trying to display code excerpts which include C multi-line defines. In C you need the backslash at the end of the line to do this.

However, if I use this in TWiki (within verbatim tags), the backslash is not displayed, futhermore this causes any multiline input to be displayed on one line.


This is the first line (there is a backslash, but you won't see it). \
This is the second line (but it is concatenated).

For comparison, I have tried this with plain HTML inside the pre-tag and this works without problems.

Could the TWiki behaviour please be fixed. Thanks.

-- GuidoOstkamp - 29 Jul 2001

This is a duplicate of VerbatimGobblesBackslashAtEndOfLine

-- PeterThoeny - 17 Feb 2002

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