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How to post Arduino code with pointy braces () Answered

The Arduino code in my instructable contains '#include < AFMotor >' . The <AFMotor>, which keeps disappearing when I hit 'save', I guess it is interpreted as a tag. I have tried &lt; / &gt; but without success. Thanks,


If you hit the "Source" button from the Rich Editor interface, then you can use the lt/gt entities to deal with this stupidity. This is a generic problem trying to post any kind of C/C++ code.

When I do that, and hit 'save' it turns the ampersand codes into < and >, so it doesn't work somehow.

Yes, that's what's supposed to happen. But they should show up from that point on as exactly the literal angle brackets, and not get re-interpreted as "tag delimiters." Look at your comment right here. Or, at what I'm typing now:

I type "ampersand-l-t-semicolon": <
I type "ampersand-g-t-semicolon": >
Here's an include statement: #include <assert.h>

Hm. Just found out that it only works when there is a SPACE behind the "ampersand-l-t-semicolon". Anyway, I can finally continue! Thanks, kelseymh.