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Characters

We need some instructables on charcters such as: line man lightbulb man the eye.

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fave character

this about who you like.i like jake.

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Spanish characters

Would be nice if someone technic staff study the issue of the Spanish character, which appear well in the texts but not in the titles. They are the following: á é í ó ú ü ñ Á É Í Ó Ú Ü Ñ ¡ ¿

Topic by rimar2000    |  last reply


fave character

Who is your fave character.i like tord Larson

Topic by nfk11    |  last reply


LED Characters

This is something I saw at toxel.com http://www.toxel.com/tech/2009/05/05/recycled-typography-lamps

Topic by pratikashwekar    |  last reply


Character Pics!

Hey y'all, I was just looking for cool pictures you have drawn. If you are good or bad I don't care, I just want to see what you all can come up with! Have fun :)

Topic by Squaggadoodle    |  last reply


Who is this character ?

My Dad bought this bottle along with a small Wild Turkey Bottle it says its Tauicå which upon my research it seems to be a  Èšuică - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia...Èšuică (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈtÍ¡sujkÉ™]; sometimes spelled tuica, tzuika, tsuika, tsuica, or tzuica) is a traditional Romanian spirit that contains 45%-60% alcohol by volume (usually 52%). It is usually made from fruits. Although all of this information is great but what or who is the character on the top of the bottle that you will see in the photo: this is all I could find on this dude and this maybe wrong: Vlad The Impaler which like the 1st Vampire you can do a search on  Google and see that indeed he looks like the dude on top of the bottle. The burning question is HOW MUCH IS THIS WORTH if anything please if someone knows contact me ASAP Thanks Mike

Topic by Grandsonofacarpenter    |  last reply


favorite naruto character

Who is your favorite naruto character?

Topic by gaara_rox_forever    |  last reply


Character in You Page

As seen in images below when i click on new "You page" and directed to the requested page i find character "N" which is not seen else where. It is seen in all browsers.

Topic by samalert    |  last reply


Scariest Cartoon Character?

What cartoon character do you consider the scariest? creepiest? things concerning that. yeup. mine is the character Him from the Power puff girls.

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Handling accented characters

Writing accented characters in an instructable ends up with the questionmark-diamond failed unicode character. So far not a big issue. However, writing accented characters with the &code; construction works, but on a second edit of the same text, uses the actual unicode characters, and thus on a third edit is reverted back down to the ugly diamonds again.

Topic by rachel    |  last reply


Best Brawl Character

Evry 1 knows about brawl! and it is impossible to know which character is better... UNTIL NOW! Send in Your Vote to See which is the Best Brawl Character!

Topic by redneckobsessed    |  last reply


international characters for "Steps"

The rich editor 'comment box' and 'Instructables editor' is able to handle international characters, such as: é, ê, ç, ¿, ñ (possibly others), however the "Title this Step" in an Instructable does not reflect the same editing perimeters. Instead, displays "�" (displays as black diamond with white question mark). This also happens with the yellow description box overlays. This may be user error, but seems weird that I can see certain text in one field but not another. FF v3.6.12 ?? _mike

Topic by mikeasaurus    |  last reply


Cursed Clue Character?

Here's something you might find interesting. I enjoy playing Clue, as does my family. A short while ago we bought a new board, and we've been playing with it. Everything was going fine, until something freaky started happening. Almost always Professor Plum did it. We tried shuffling differently, checking the cards, everything. Then we started keeping track. as of now of 15 times played, our favorite Egyptologist did it 11 times. Now that's just freaky. He did it with an array of weapons and locations, but he's been consistently a killer. Anyone know how to excorsise a game piece?

Topic by KentsOkay    |  last reply


what should this character be named? Answered

This is a character of mine i created, but he needs a name. who has any ideas for names for this guy? (not pet names)

Question by zack247    |  last reply


Cannot type chinese characters

I need to type couple chinese characters in the text, but cannot save it. If someone know how to solve this problem, please let me know. Thank you very much.

Topic by alanmon    |  last reply


whos your favrite character.

whos your favorite.mine is master chief and the other person who survives with him at the last thing of halo.

Topic by nfk11    |  last reply


Weird junk characters in Firefox?

So, I have this annoying problem with Firefox... As I browse the web, opening and closing tabs, I get an accumulation of (Japanese?) characters all over the tabs at the top of the screen.  It starts with one or two, but soon builds up to obscure the tabs, so that I can't find the Xs to close tabs, or even switch between them (see the screenshot). The characters occur no matter what websites I do or do not visit. It eventually gets to the point where I have to close the software to get rid of the mess. The problem has persisted through uninstall/reinstall of the browser, and the only add-ons I have running are a dictionary and McAfee site advisor. Yes, I know I could just switch to Chrome, but FF is my favourite browser. Anybody know a cure?

Topic by Kiteman    |  last reply


What is your favorite anime character?

In a combat RPG game; What do you want to play as, who do you want to play as? I am making a board card game and i am asking you, what do you want to be? Examples: Goku, a turtle, volibear, a dire wolf, a swordsman etc... Game must be funny. So choose entertaining characters. I prefer tanky, melee characters bcause they are brute.

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What characters should've been in Brawl?

So, Brawl is out now, and it's got quite the roster. But a good chunk-o people (including me) are sort disappointed not to see our favorite nintendo character in brawl. So, who would you want to be in brawl? Please list a reason, too, not just a name.

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what dc character prop should i make?

I need help with inspiration for my next DC character prop.  I have already made baterangs, wing dings, and nightwing's escrima sticks (still working on the ibles).  Im looking for maybe a prop from a villain.  i need some help with inspiration... please help.

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Error when trying to reach persona page

Following error, when trying to reach persona page (https://www.instructables.com/you/settings?modify=PERSONA)500 Servlet Exceptionjava.lang.IllegalStateException: forward() not allowed after buffer hascommitted. at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.forward(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:139) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.error(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:113) at com.caucho.server.webapp.ErrorPageManager.sendServletError(ErrorPageManager.java:362) at com.caucho.server.webapp.WebAppFilterChain.doFilter(WebAppFilterChain.java:175) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.http.HttpRequest.handleRequest(HttpRequest.java:274) at com.caucho.server.port.TcpConnection.run(TcpConnection.java:511) at com.caucho.util.ThreadPool.runTasks(ThreadPool.java:520) at com.caucho.util.ThreadPool.run(ThreadPool.java:442) at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:595)Resin Professional 3.0.23 (built Mon, 22 Jan 2007 02:25:17 PST)

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Instructables needs international character (letters) support!!!!!

Instructables currently does not support a lot characters from other languages. If you use a character from another language, instructables simply replaces it with some letters and symbols. Since the only other language I use here is spanish, I can only say this has happened to me when writing in spanish. The problem is, that without these characters (like diacritics and a certain spanish letter), many spanish sentences cannot be properly written, therefore altering its meaning. This problem has made it very difficult to use spanish in the site. Is it possible that the staff can do anything about this? Also, if anyone has experienced this problem in another language, please write it in this thread.

Topic by Keith-Kid    |  last reply


How do I quote formatting characters?

If I want text in an instructable to include characters that normally cause wiki formating magic to happen, how do I quote them ? For instance, if I want to enclose some text in square brackets:[my text](that was done with "preformatted" text. which changes the font and does a "block" at a time. Not what I want!)(couldn't find this in other pages about wiki formatting, either.)

Topic by westfw    |  last reply


I broke my instructable with a funny character

Hi, I broke my instructable:  https://www.instructables.com/id/drawing-from-your-mind-some-thoughts-and-ideas/ On Step 12, I entered some foreign characters, experimenting with the editor and broke it.  It cannot be viewed or downloaded as PDF. Can someone delete Step 12 for me and I'll re-enter it without the foreign chars? Thank you -J

Topic by foobear    |  last reply


JSON.parse: bad control character in string literal

I uploaded a picture to an unpublished instructable and assigned some text to it.  My instructable locked up and spat out this error: There's been a problem updating your Instructable parsererror SyntaxError: JSON.parse: bad control character in string literal Now I can't edit the instructable to fix anything.   I have tried deleting the picture from my library, but it will not let me do it unless I remove the picture from the instrructable, which I cannot do.  I decided to create a new instructable with the same information, and when I uploaded the picture to the new instructable, the same error came up. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Topic by dealywhopper    |  last reply


Extra characters when sending a web link?

I use Vista on a desktop and Yahoo for my email and Firefox 9.1 for my browser. When I click on a web page to send the link, for example "https://www.instructables.com/", what it sends is " http%3A%2F%2Fwww.instructables.com%2F&subject; ". I have tried using Hotmail and Internet Explorer browser and have the same problem. I realize something is substituting %3A%2F%2F for ://.  This seemed to have started about a year ago maybe when there was an upgrade to Foxfire.    I tried everything on the Foxfire help pages and that didn't help.  Does anyone know how to correct this.

Question by foxwoodfarm    |  last reply


Special Characters " ' & $ etc changing to Klingonese “

Why are the special characters in my Instructional changing to some form of computer code?

Topic by arcticpenguin    |  last reply


Instructable steps - formatting has changed - extra characters

My instructable has changed.  https://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Wart-Removal-8211-No-Blood-Little-/ The step title formatting is not what I entered.  I typed in the title but when previewed shows only part of the title with the rest of the title within the text body.  It also has extra text, strange characters showing in the preview screen. When the whole step is viewed it looks correct.  It's in the quick view (cursor over the step) that the problem shows.

Topic by jdl    |  last reply


symbols appearing as boxes

Hello , when i post the symbol for ohms (Ω) it brings up a box as you can see, i dont suppose there is anyway around this

Topic by Cew27    |  last reply


What's your favorite game character of all time?

Tell us what your favorite video game character is. Any console, any game, anything goes...

Topic by OfficerKarl    |  last reply


Clicking on "Editors Picks" Brings up page of characters

When you click on editors pick on the front page it directs you to a page full of characters

Topic by g-tech    |  last reply


How do you use special characters in cmd?

I'm looking for the arrow (or triangle) symbols to put into a batch program. I know the alt # codes, but I want the codes compatible with ANSI. I have the down arrow, but it's an invisible symbol. Anyone know how to get them? (ASCII numbers are 16, 17, 30, and 31) Thanks!

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Fixing a 5 character seven segment display clock

This is a count up race clock that fell due to high winds and has stopped working. It is a springco athletics model 2710A. I have already tried respecting and reconnecting all the non soldered pieces of this display. The main chip on the board is a PIC16F887 with 20 pins. Each display is connected by a single ribbon cable with 20 pins and there are jumpers on each display labeled 1-6(presumably for the character placement in the display). If I cannot find a way to fix the current hardware I would like to replace the control board with an arduino that can do the same thing but I do not know how to wire the display to the arduino nor what model to use. Any suggestions are welcomed.

Question by Tsall1698    |  last reply


Request: Non-Alpha Characters in Titles to Designate Awards

Dear Instructables Administration: While downloading Instructables as PDF files, I like to edit the name of the file with the following convention at the end of the title: How_to_Make_Mashed_Potatoes (*++).pdf The part that looks like this (*++) indicates that the instructable has been featured (*) and has been a finalist in 2 contests (++). This lets me peruse my downloaded instructables within a given category (I file them by project type) and find one that is really top-of-the-line at a glance. Would it be possible and/or acceptable to have this sort of suffix automatically added to the title of downloads by the instructable web site? This would save much time and effort for me and anyone else who was interested in this luxurious little feature. Perhaps it could be included as a preference check-box for those who did (or didn't) want this feature enabling them to choose it? Would the code to do this be difficult to implement? I hereby request this feature for pro members! Timothy Nugent

Question by timnugent    |  last reply


Story set up help? Answered

   Okay, I am in the process of writing a story.  It is an action/adventure story involving zombies.  I need to find a place in the US with a high population and is not too too close to water.  Any ideas?  This will be the initial starting point for the main character.

Question by eulaliaaaa!    |  last reply


How to create a binary to alphabet converter ?

I want to create a small circuit consisting of 256 LED's as output and the input will be of 8 double pole type switches(for 1 byte input) which will serve as the input. all i want to do is that with each unique combination of the 8 switches a specific led will glow which will indicate the character for the binary code that is  given as input..... please help me to do this.....

Question by Soumya KantiS    |  last reply


JSON parse exception prevents editing or deleting of instructable

Try creating an instructable with the text below in the description. When you save it, a JSON parse error pops up. The same exception will pop up each time you go to edit the instructable, preventing you from reaching the edit page or ever deleting it. You apparently need to sanitize your input a bit more. SET count=0 setlocal ENABLEDELAYEDEXPANSION FOR /f %%a IN ('dir /b *.jpg') DO ( set /a xOffset = !count!*2 set /a xSize = 1098+!count!*6 set /a yOffset = !count!*1 set /a ySize = 732+!count!*4 "C:\Program Files\ImageMagick-6.7.3-Q16\convert.exe" %%a[!xSize!x!ySize!+!xOffset!x+!yOffset!] pan-%%a set /a count=count+1 ) The exact exception is: "There's been a problem updating your Instructable [object Object] parsererror SyntaxError: JSON.parse: bad escaped character"

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Why is the Instructables Editor eating my plus signs?

The instructables editor keeps eating my plus signs.  Example:  What is the sum of the first four natural numbers? 1+2+3+4 = 10 Oh? So I guess it works on this editor, but not the editor I'm using to post replies to the Answers forum.  I am telling you, that thing devoured my plus signs!  The previewed text, and posted text, wound up looking like: 1 2 3 4 = 10 I even tried whatyoucallit,  ampersand-escaping the plus sign, using its special secret name of ampersand-pound-4-3-semicolon + and actually that worked... but this kind of seems like a convoluted way to write 2+2. OK. So it is working here,now, but I swear, previously, that damn editor was eating plus signs!

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How do I Make My Character Look Older?

I have a character that I use for everything named Dark Surge, and a part of his backstory is that he's 35 developmentally (literally, he's 40,000,001), but he looks like an adolescent.  I'm not sure how I can make him older.  Any tips?  Thank you! (These are his two side views; I am animating him, and so the two views are used as separate characters for simplicity.)

Question by StarscreamClone    |  last reply


Amazon Taking Orders for Custom 3D Printing of Videogame Characters

I read today that Amazon is now offering 3d printed models of videogame characters that the customer can customize. Its only certain game characters and I'm an older fella so I don't know what games they're talking about. Still, I'm glad to see 3d printing taking another step toward the mainstream. 

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Colorful Characters at the Maker Faire -- Instructables on NPR's California Report

Instructables and Tim Anderson both were mentioned on NPR's California Report episode: Colorful Characters at the Maker Faire.If you've ever met someone who likes to tinker around in their basement or garage, you know they can be a little eccentric. But the art of tinkering is being taken to a new level by the do-it-yourself movement. We preview this weekend's Maker Faire in San Mateo, where some of the DIY movement's most colorful practitioners are setting up shop. Reporter: Jon Kalish

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Flickr interface not properly escaping special characters in photo descriptions

I've been putzing with the Flickr importer thing in the upload images page. I have a few images with descriptions that have standard doublequotes ("), and it appears they are not being properly escaped when pasted into the javascript for the page, and causing all sorts of havoc.

Topic by matthewbeckler    |  last reply


DIY Costume Mute Rainbow 6 siege

My son wants to construct a costume for Halloween: Mute from Rainbow 6 Seige. Some of the costume items are easy like Cargo pants, ski goggles, combat boots, etc. Do any of you have suggestions for the gas mask, tactical vest and details. Thanks for any suggestions :-)

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Did someone know how to make a 3d character in sketch up??

Did someone know how to make a 3d character in sketch up?? Because I want to make some draw that I did but I want to make it papercraft ,so Thats why I needed

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Pdf export breaks special characters - in my case for Czech language

The PDF export is a great feature. I experienced a bug in text encoding with Czech language. When special characters like: č ě š č ř ž ý á  got displayed badly (as few other characters) in the pdf while on the web they look ok. Would be really great to see this fixed since i want to do my Instructables bi-lingual. thanks: this is a link to my instructable that causes problems. https://www.instructables.com/id/Upload-new-software-to-Trinity-using-Arduino-Jak-n/ and link to pdf itself: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/34763329/Upload-new-software-to-Trinity-using-Arduino-Jak-n.pdf i am using chrome on OSX 10.7.5 keep up great work. Václav and btw. the new file uploader didn`t work to attach the pdf - so i tried the old one and now I don`t see whether the pdf is attached or not - thats why i attached the dropbox link

Topic by bastl-instruments    |  last reply


how can i make this sign on instructables ? Answered

How can i make this sign or this special character on instructables ?

Question by Mahmoud Alaa    |  last reply


How can i create a movable character for stop motion without using clay? Answered

 I don't want to use clay ......any ideas?

Question by belgazery    |  last reply


3d modeled figurine of my Mass Effect 2/3 custom character?

Ok, I'll probably be one of the first to admit it's a bit childish, geeky, and frivolous, but I've really been looking for a way to get my custom character from the Mass Effect games OFF of the tv screen, and ONTO my bookshelf... I was considering using 123d catch and screencap the character from multiple views, but that would only get me standing views of the character. I want a figurine holding a Geth sniper rifle, and looking bad@$$... anybody have any ideas/sources?

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