Learn@UW/D2L - Text of Replies to Discussion Post Does Not Display

If a discussion post is created by copying and pasting text from Microsoft Word, it is possible that the text of any replies to the post will not display.

The replies display only the text of the original message.

This is a known issue.

If you experience this problem, you can fix the original message as follows:

Look through the HTML source of the original message for tags similar to this:

<html xmlns="">

Near the beginning of the post there will be tags like this:


Removing these tags from the body of the original message will allow it to be edited and replied to normally.

Keywords:brightspace learn@uw learnuw d2l desire2learn text reply replies Microsoft Word discussion not display known issue   Doc ID:16893
Owner:Rhianna C.Group:Learn@UW Utility
Created:2011-02-13 19:00 CDTUpdated:2020-01-30 14:03 CDT
Sites:DoIT Tech Store, Learn@UW Utility, Learn@UW-Madison
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