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24 hours ago, Gmail started removing newlines from some emails, so the whole email I sent is an understandable one-line glob.

Details:

  • Using Chrome 15.0.874.106 on Ubuntu 2011.04. No problem with Firefox.
  • Reproducibility ~50%, 4 times since yesterday, never before, despite no software updates since a week.
  • Happened on emails in Japanese (may not be relevant).
  • Sometimes not all of the line feeds are removed. Copy-pasted lines are particularly prone to have their line breaks deleted. Copy-pasting via a text editor does not solve the problem.
  • I always use "Plain text", never "Rich formatting"

I have sent feedback to Google, but I am curious whether this bug is documented already, I could not find it.

QUESTION: Is this bug documented somewhere?

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Yes many different line break and formatting issues come up for g-mail. here is a thread that seems to be related directally. google.com/support/forum/p/gmail/… notice the labs=0 thing that might disable something. Anytime I have Copy paste issues with OTHER things, I always paste into a notepad first, and see what really exists. Also Pasting into a "WORD" program with "formatting" turned on can also help. like seeing "line breaks" or "Paragraph Markers" when all else fails you can look at the actual HEX :-) and see what the computer sees. –  Psycogeek Nov 8 '11 at 9:17
    
mail.google.com/support/bin/… pages and pages of issues, most of them seem to be a lack of understanding what is in thier copy buffer when they go to paste (complex paste junk) The rest of them hindered by all the things that the programs are trying to do to "help" (complex program) One idea was to clear the Temp Cache and cookies, so the "page" fully refreshes. –  Psycogeek Nov 8 '11 at 10:03
    
I submitted a bug report. code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=102407 –  user14715 Nov 8 '11 at 22:27
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