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Recently i pulled out a snippet i use often and posted it in the Snippets Section. Unfortunately, when i was almost finished writing i noticed there was no preview button. Suddenly i felt in dire straits.

If there was a club for abusers of the preview button, i would be the honorary captain. i've filled netscape's history cache with links to the same page, modified slightly between every iteration of preview. It is nice to be able to beautify my posts (as much as possible given my limitations) before i send them to the monestary.

Please god, let there be a preview button in the Snippets Section for us lowly monks that have poor formatting and writing skills (that we may beautify the post so those who are above us do not snuff it).

jynx

PS i only previewed this one about 8 times...


In reply to The ability to preview should be a right... by jynx

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