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      Mztracy wrote Oct 15, 2009
    • it means there is an apostrophe there. When i am on my vista IE8 I get that in here.
      On my mac i see it properly. It depends on the browser you use as to how the text shows up for you.
      Not sure why.




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      Tammy Slater-Kendrick wrote Oct 15, 2009
    • The ampersand (&) is the beginning of html coding. The code ends with a semicolon (;). What“s in between is the actual code itself. So, in this case, it means an apostrophe. I“ve been frustrated with how it shows up on this site as well, but haven“t figured out how to stop it. Somewhere, there“s a conversion going on, telling the site software to convert the apostrophe into the appropriate html code - but then the code shows up instead of the character.  

      The funny thing is that it isn“t consistent - sometimes it happens, other times it doesn“t. So, I have resorted to using quotation marks instead of apostrophes.

      Now, with my luck, it“ll start converting quotation marks into code - LOL! (BTW, I tried to type the code in, but it actually DID convert it into a quotation mark - the code is & quot ; - without the spaces. How funny!)




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      Mztracy wrote Oct 15, 2009
    • I think it has to do with IE as it always happens there.

      On my mac it never happens. html can be read differently depending on the text encoding you have and how the html is set up.

      I used to have this problem on my graphics web site.




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      Venus 7000 wrote Oct 15, 2009
    • Didn’t quite understand all of that geek-speak happening between Tracy and Tammy  estatic.  But I have noticed the apostrophe being substituted by that phrase in a number of blogs so I avoid using apostrophes when I make a comment.




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      Rene' Grandon wrote Oct 16, 2009
    • Thanks ladies I thought maybe i was seeing things, or new kind of code I was no priiledged to.

      ciao,
      Bella




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      Victor Igumnov wrote Feb 25, 2010
    • Fixed once and for all. BTW do submit bug reports, these things do get addressed. The only reason it took this long for this bug to get addressed was the fact it was only reported recently.  

      You all the apostrophes you want now.  

      IE - failed to auto-expand xml encoded apostrophes, that was the core issue.




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      Tamra wrote Feb 25, 2010
    • Thanks Victor!  I’ll be using my apostrophe now!




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