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Duplicate @ Mention doesn't work with usernames starting with [

Discussion in 'Resolved Bug Reports' started by woei, May 28, 2014.

  1. woei

    woei Well-Known Member

    Hi,

    I have a username whose username starts with a [ but when someone tries to mention him with like @[username] it doesn't work. Any suggestions how to fix this?
     
  2. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

  3. woei

    woei Well-Known Member

    Missed that, searched on mentions :) Will ask the user to change his name if he would like to receive mentions then :)
     
  4. imthebest

    imthebest Formerly Super120

    And to prevent similar issues in the future you can setup a regexp to only allow letters, numbers and underscores for nicknames.
     

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