Affects Version/s: Minecraft 1.14.3
Fix Version/s: None
Using the F3 + I key bind on a lectern with a book and quill does not preserve new line characters. For example, typing:
into a book and quill, placing it on a lectern, and using F3 + I obtains:
When used to generate a new lectern, this command produces a book and quill with the text:
Attempting to manually insert the new-line character, \n, between "hello" and "world" results in the error: "Invalid Escape sequence '\n' in quoted string."
This issue does not occur with written books, and is likely related to a discrepancy between written and unwritten books: unlike written books, unwritten books do not appear to accept JSON-formated text.
results in the literal text:
This portion of the issue also occurs when /setblock is used to summon lecterns.