Details markup not working correctly in messages

Using the [details=Summary]This text will be hidden[/details] in a private message results in the Summary drop down appearing correctly, but the hidden text appearing immediately below, and not hidden as it would be in a topic post.

It does, however, work in the markup editor when you are writing the message.

I don’t think the issue is related to PM but rather the formatting of your post. Can you share the markup you’re having trouble with?

Yes as follows:

Finally, you can use the following form to encapsulate longer examples or inclusions to make the discussion easier to follow.

Typing this:

`[details=Summary]This text will be hidden[/details]`

Results in this:
[details=Summary]This text will be hidden[/details]
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Try adding new lines around the BBCode tags :wink:

Ahh, that works. It did still display correctly in the editor though, so a bug for being inconsistent, if nothing else!

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It will be fixed once we switch to a newer markdown engine :wink:


We “fix” this by correctly handling details now! [details=Summary]This text will not be hidden[/details]

why you wonder?

Because details is a “block” level construct, we never meant to support it inline. That was a bug.