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£ (pound) sign in the title Answered

I cant get a £ sign in the title of my instructable. it works fine in the main text body of the 'ible but just not in the title!

all i get is a little box with FFFD written in it.

someone said type alt+0163 rather than shift+3 but it didnt do anything. im not clued up on code speak so if answers could be aimed at the layman i am that would be great.

any help?

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lemonie
lemonie

9 years ago

The £ symbol is £
-but it ain't necessarily going to work there.
The site converts that source to £
-where it does work.

L



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NachoMahma
NachoMahma

9 years ago

.  In the title of this topic, I'm seeing a capital A with a ?caret? over it and then a 'pounds currency' symbol.
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.  C&Pd from the title above:

£ (pound) sign in the title


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caitlinsdad
caitlinsdad

Reply 9 years ago

You like to dangle your caret in the oddest places...it's called a circumflex.

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NachoMahma
NachoMahma

Reply 9 years ago

.  Ah! Thânks. Î try tô kêêp my cârêt în tôp shâpê fôr thê lâdîês.

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caitlinsdad
caitlinsdad

Reply 9 years ago

That would be a crudité - small vegetables used for dipping.

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lemonie
lemonie

Reply 9 years ago

Pub-quiz mistress pronounced those crud-ites (to our amusement)...

L

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LoneWolf
LoneWolf

Reply 9 years ago

Haha, that's great :D

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NachoMahma
NachoMahma

Reply 9 years ago

.  Who told?!?!?
.  Probably the same one that put my name on all those ED meds mail-lists.

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NachoMahma
NachoMahma

Reply 9 years ago

.  Oh! If you are seeing the A-caret, you may be able to edit the title and delete it. Just a wild guess.

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caitlinsdad
caitlinsdad

9 years ago

Instructables is a US-American site so it will probably use the standard keyboard/layout for that.  The title parameter may be sensitive to interpreting anything in the extended character range.  You may just need to spell it out.  But don't let that hold you up on getting the instructable out.  Good luck.