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Strange symbols appearing in my tutorial text Answered

Whenever I try to copy numbers with fractions or the inches mark some weird A letters and other symbols are added. When I switch between edit and preview, another set are added. How do I solve this problem? I am using a Mac.

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canida
canida

13 years ago

It's the difference between our text editor and the one you originally typed it up in; they're parsing the non-alphabetical characters differently. It happens to me if I cut and paste from Word as well. Just delete the character mess in the Instructables text box, and retype the characters in the text box. Cutting and pasting again won't change things.

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Aly
Aly

Reply 13 years ago

Thanks so much. I am just taking out all fractions and symbols to make it easier.