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Rainmaker
5,096,366
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

This is an old, old story, I'm afraid. Even using html code from an active rain post gets wonky. I wish I had an easy answer for you Tim... but sometimes it takes me longer to correct everything than it takes to write the darn post!

Sep 22, 2017 02:10 PM
Ambassador
5,204,649
Debe Maxwell, CRS
Savvy + Company (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The RIGHT CHARLOTTE REALTOR!

Tim, when you drop the pre-written post into AR, be sure to highlight what you drop in and select the Tx button (below). That will clear the formatting and then you can format it yourself in your AR editor.

Removing formatting

Sep 22, 2017 02:29 PM
Rainmaker
2,219,617
Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTAcondos.com
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

Will have to check on that 

Sep 23, 2017 07:04 AM
Ambassador
6,356,500
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Some days you have to use that Tx button a lot.

Sep 22, 2017 06:40 PM
Rainmaker
7,793,699
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Use the clear formatting feature. It is at the right end of the second line, at the top, of the options when you are posting a blog. 

Sep 22, 2017 02:12 PM
Ambassador
3,339,604
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate Services

 I echo Nina Hollander - asked and answered many times. The issue is an age-old one.  Debe Maxwell, CRS has shown you the way.  

Sep 23, 2017 07:59 AM
Rainmaker
4,800,082
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Yes, it happens.  You can use the text editor to fix these issues provided you know just a little basic coding.

Sep 23, 2017 06:47 AM
Rainmaker
2,461,058
Anita Clark
Coldwell Banker Access Realty ~ 478.960.8055 - Warner Robins, GA
Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA

I usually do not have this issue but I try to keep "templates" in draft here so I can just update those and schedule them (i.e. Facebook Fridays, just listed, just sold, market reports, etc.).  If I create something in WP, I copy/paste the html code and that works pretty well most of the time too.

Sep 23, 2017 04:08 AM
Ambassador
2,417,132
Kat Palmiotti
eXp Commercial, Referral Divison - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Yes. I usually copy/paste from word press. Sometimes it copies perfectly. Sometimes it looks perfect until I hit "publish" and then it gets wonky and I have to try to fix it multiple times.

Sep 23, 2017 02:58 AM
Ambassador
5,033,056
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Yep it's a common issue. There are some things to try. I write in Google Docs  - copying and pasting from Word gets ugly sometimes

Sep 22, 2017 05:29 PM
Ambassador
2,679,459
Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

Copy and paste is the worst.  It creates all kinds of weird formatting.

Sep 22, 2017 05:27 PM
Rainmaker
5,192,989
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

While I have been lucky to be free of problems lately, many are in your boat

Sep 22, 2017 04:10 PM
Rainmaker
1,712,551
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

I learned from the master, Debe.

Sep 22, 2017 03:20 PM
Rainmaker
3,988,007
Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

Clear your text using the TX button and reformat. The gremlins are at work.

Sep 22, 2017 02:52 PM
Rainmaker
1,498,448
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

I've not had issues when I've done that in the past (the source was an AR blog).  If you use a different editor to write (or source the content from another web page) and then paste to AR there could be all sorts of formatting issues because of how the original source formatted and coded it.  XML CSS issues and so on and so forth.

Sep 22, 2017 02:30 PM
Rainmaker
5,772,353
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Yes, and like Nina Hollander said, the problem persists.  A

Sep 22, 2017 02:26 PM
Rainmaker
5,583,167
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

highlight the text; clear the formatting and then select the size font that you want....

Sep 22, 2017 02:23 PM
Rainmaker
1,189,352
Doug Dawes
Keller Williams Evolution - 447 Boston Street, Suite #5, Topsfield, MA - Topsfield, MA
Your Personal Realtor®

I haven't blogged yet today but have seen others who seem to be able to

Sep 22, 2017 02:22 PM
Rainmaker
4,901,834
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Happens all the time lately

Sep 26, 2017 11:53 AM
Rainmaker
5,850,241
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

I have found copying and pasting severely wrecks a post.   Go into the source code, copy and paste into the source code of a new post.

Sep 26, 2017 06:54 AM
Rainmaker
4,554,394
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Pasadena And Southern California 818.516.4393

Glitches in any form are frustrating.  I currently write my posts in GoogleDrive and then cut/paste to ActiveRain.  Not sure if there is any "perfect" solution.   

Sep 24, 2017 10:55 PM
Rainmaker
1,722,926
Sandy Padula & Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Florida Realty Investments - , CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

This has always been an issue in this platform

Sep 24, 2017 01:12 PM
Rainmaker
4,319,419
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

PropertyMinder Inc. - one of the reasons why I use external HTML editor.

Sep 23, 2017 11:21 PM
Rainmaker
1,530,888
Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
CEO of Vision Drive Realty - Coastal San Diego

It happens.

I usually clean it up in Word, then repost. Other times it's just F-it and post.

Sep 23, 2017 09:32 PM
Rainmaker
599,124
Nathan Gesner
American West Realty and Management - Cody, WY
Broker / Property Manager

It sounds like Activerain is having all kinds of problems today.

Sep 23, 2017 07:23 AM
Rainmaker
3,986,196
William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

I have not had a big issue

Sep 22, 2017 02:56 PM
Rainmaker
278,627
Nicky Dou
Collier & Associates - Fayetteville, AR
The BEST REAL ESTATE AGENT in Northwest Arkansas

Yes - today I have had some bad issues. Type everything out and save - then when I post it loses everything.

Aug 20, 2018 06:39 AM
Rainmaker
4,434,127
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

no

Sep 23, 2017 03:52 AM