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Discussion on: How would you build a Medium-esque highlighting feature?

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Weston Wedding

I've never even figured out how the feature works. I think one of my popup blockers breaks it.

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Ben Halpern Author

Ah that's annoying.

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ImTheDeveloper

What's really annoying about the feature is you can only highlight a paragraph at a time. This is fine if the content of interest is not split but I've found a few people adding code or diagrams which splits a section up meaning you can't highlight the whole area of interest.

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Tiffany White

This is one of my biggest gripes with Medium highlights. Just tried to highlight more than one paragraph which it wouldn't let me do. It seems like an arbitrary limit to me.

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ImTheDeveloper

Yep exactly. They want to stop people highlighting the whole thing I expect