Aan we change the working of the enter key when busy writing a comment

At the moment it works like clicking the "add comment" button, and I rather would not like that functionality.

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    $\begingroup$ This is an old peeve for many of us. See for example this thread for an early discussion. The SE team is unlikely to change it back after all these years in spite of some of use not liking this behavior. That thread is tagged status-by-design meaning that they want it to behave like this. $\endgroup$ Commented May 31, 2014 at 10:22
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    $\begingroup$ More discussion and links to similar content on Meta.SE can be found here. $\endgroup$
    – hardmath
    Commented May 31, 2014 at 15:13
  • $\begingroup$ Just to note: if you want to skip a line while typing, you can use Shift+Enter. $\endgroup$ Commented May 31, 2014 at 18:54
  • $\begingroup$ can we not exchange that functionality that enter becomes a new line and shift enter becomes an "add comments" $\endgroup$
    – Willemien
    Commented Jun 1, 2014 at 6:28
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    $\begingroup$ @Willemien The Shift-Enter skips a line while one is typing a comment. When the comment is posted, the new line will be removed; it will not be visible. No, we cannot change the functionality. We don't control the SE software. $\endgroup$
    – user147263
    Commented Jun 1, 2014 at 22:53


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