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How to escape tags?

Monsen

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Wizard of Adventure
Adventure Builder
I sometimes need to type things like +1d4 into the logs, but I noticed it treats it as a keyword in the pluses category, which means it generates an undesired tag, as well as hiding the + symbol (I have the options to hide tag symbols in logs enabled, I find it easier to read that way).
I checked the cheat sheet, but I couldn't find a way to escape the plus to prevent a tag from being created.
 

JohnnFour

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Demonplague Author
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Hi Monsen.

You can escape tags with double quotes around the word or phrase.

For example: @Johnn takes "+1d4" damage from bad puns.
 

Monsen

New member
Wizard of Adventure
Adventure Builder
Thanks. This doesn't properly escape them though, as doing this leaves the quotes hanging around in the log instead. (Quotes do impart a change in the meaning of the text after all)
It is also a bit limited, if I try to escape the entire value (in this case "+3/+3 +1d4") which looks a bit better than just grabbing the +1d4, then the escaping fails and the 1d4 is treated as a tag again.

Would be great if you could prefix the tag with an escape character (like the commonly used backslash - \) that wouldn't show up when viewing the entry.
 
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