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Markdown for tables in Approval emails

Is this a working functionality for others? 


I'm using Office 365 ProPlus(16.0.12527.20988). My client will not render the markdown table in the Approval task correctly. I'm using the example table given here 


| Heading 1 | Heading 2 | Heading 3 | 
| Cell A1 | Cell A2 | Cell A3 | 
| Cell B1 | Cell B2 | Cell B3<br>second line of text |

This is how it looks in desktop client:

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This is how it looks in webmail:
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Hello @notj 

Unfortunately it seems there's a bug which has not been solved yet. Have a look at this thread:

Could you use HTML instead of Markdown?



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@notj As @fchopo  mentioned there are BUGS with Markdown which make formatting difficult.


In the past I have managed to create table(some what good) using 


My Markdown.


| Title| Name|
| Mr | Clavin |
| Mr | Yash |
| Mr | Sid |
| Mr | Testing |


In the Approval email -




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@fchopo are you able to use HTML in the Approval action email? when I try to put HTML in the Approval task body, it just writes it out as text.




@CFernandes I tried that as well. Both tables worked fine in Web Outlook but not in desktop.

@notj Oh OK. I know that there are some limitations.


With regards to using HTML I think it is not possible, you might want to vote up the idea at 



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