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Sun Oct 8, 2017, 01:54 PM

When were apostrophes dropped from the title box??

Iíve noticed this multiple times today and itís making me somewhat agitated because I know damn well how to use that punctuation mark and itís making my posts look dumb!

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Reply When were apostrophes dropped from the title box?? (Original post)
Docreed2003 Oct 2017 OP
procon Oct 2017 #1
Docreed2003 Oct 2017 #2
Me. Oct 2017 #3
Docreed2003 Oct 2017 #4
Jim__ Oct 2017 #5
Docreed2003 Oct 2017 #6
left-of-center2012 Oct 2017 #26
procon Oct 2017 #7
tblue37 Oct 2017 #8
Docreed2003 Oct 2017 #10
procon Oct 2017 #11
Make7 Oct 2017 #9
Irish_Dem Oct 2017 #12
Docreed2003 Oct 2017 #13
Irish_Dem Oct 2017 #14
JimGinPA Oct 2017 #15
Irish_Dem Oct 2017 #16
Bleacher Creature Oct 2017 #17
Make7 Oct 2017 #18
Bleacher Creature Oct 2017 #19
Bleacher Creature Oct 2017 #20
Make7 Oct 2017 #22
Bleacher Creature Oct 2017 #23
rzemanfl Oct 2017 #25
CottonBear Oct 2017 #28
Docreed2003 Oct 2017 #21
Bleacher Creature Oct 2017 #24
guillaumeb Oct 2017 #27
Tommy_Carcetti Oct 2017 #29

Response to Docreed2003 (Original post)

Sun Oct 8, 2017, 01:58 PM

1. Happened to me yesterday, and without the quotation marks, it changed the meaning

of my whole thread. I thought I erred, but even on edit I could get them to stay. I think this must be a new, if undesired, "feature".

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Response to procon (Reply #1)

Sun Oct 8, 2017, 02:02 PM

2. That was exactly my experience as well...

Weird! Thatís the first time Iíve run into that here. Sometimes special characters will drop, but not apostrophes.

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Response to Docreed2003 (Original post)

Sun Oct 8, 2017, 02:06 PM

3. You Might Find Some Answers In This Old Thread

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Response to Me. (Reply #3)

Sun Oct 8, 2017, 02:12 PM

4. Thanks Me.

I had noticed special characters dropping but not apostrophes. Perhaps this is the same ongoing issue!!??

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Response to Docreed2003 (Original post)

Sun Oct 8, 2017, 02:13 PM

5. You should be able to put them back in by hand - testing: he's

They get stripped out of text that is copied into the title line. You can preview your post and then put the apostrophes back in by hand.

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Response to Jim__ (Reply #5)

Sun Oct 8, 2017, 02:16 PM

6. Weird....

Because Iíve done that multiple times today...adding back the proper apostrophe and it still drops. Perhaps I need to update my phone.

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Response to Jim__ (Reply #5)

Mon Oct 16, 2017, 07:52 PM

26. "Exactly"

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Response to Docreed2003 (Original post)

Sun Oct 8, 2017, 02:18 PM

7. Testing: "this is in double quotation marks", and 'this in single quotation marks'.

Well, it appears to be working today. Very strange, so maybe just the geek men at work.

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Response to procon (Reply #7)

Sun Oct 8, 2017, 02:28 PM

8. That's odd. My apostrophes stay in (as in "that's" in this subject line). nt

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Response to procon (Reply #7)

Sun Oct 8, 2017, 02:32 PM

10. Testing: "this is in double quotation marks", and 'this in single quotation marks'.

So my copying your text seems to work no problem...but if I type the same statement it drops...must be my phone!

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Response to Docreed2003 (Reply #10)

Sun Oct 8, 2017, 02:34 PM

11. Maybe check your settings? Or is it a deliberate omission by the manufacturer? nt

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Response to Docreed2003 (Original post)

Sun Oct 8, 2017, 02:29 PM

9. You might need to use ' and " for titles here.

It looks like your device is not using the basic straight apostrophes - which are the only ones that seem to work here now.

Replace apostrophes with '
Replace quotes with "

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Response to Docreed2003 (Original post)

Sun Oct 8, 2017, 02:46 PM

12. It's the new english; spelling, grammar, punctuation are optional.

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Response to Irish_Dem (Reply #12)

Sun Oct 8, 2017, 02:56 PM

13. Lmao...I could totally believe that

SlŠinte!

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Response to Docreed2003 (Reply #13)

Sun Oct 8, 2017, 03:00 PM

14. Slainte agad-sa!

Last edited Mon Oct 9, 2017, 03:09 PM - Edit history (1)

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Response to Irish_Dem (Reply #14)

Sun Oct 8, 2017, 08:01 PM

15. Isn't It...

slŠinte agad-sa?

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Response to JimGinPA (Reply #15)

Mon Oct 9, 2017, 02:42 PM

16. You are correct. I didn't notice that spell check changed it to aged. :(

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Response to Docreed2003 (Original post)

Sat Oct 14, 2017, 04:35 PM

17. Kicking because Im having the same issue.

And I assume that ďIímĒ wonít have an apostrophe in the title box.

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Response to Bleacher Creature (Reply #17)

Sat Oct 14, 2017, 05:05 PM

18. Only straight apostrophes and quotation marks work in titles.

If your device can't produce them, you can use html entities to replace them in titles.

Replace apostrophes with '
Replace quotes with "

Copy this into a reply title and see what happens:

And I assume that "I'm" won't have an apostrophe in the title box.

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Response to Make7 (Reply #18)

Sat Oct 14, 2017, 05:21 PM

19. And I assume that "I'm" won't have an apostrophe in the title box.

Thanks!!!

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Response to Make7 (Reply #18)

Sat Oct 14, 2017, 05:24 PM

20. You know what, it didn't start until I updated my iPhone software.

It must have changed the keyboard to hooked apostrophes.

Thanks again!

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Response to Bleacher Creature (Reply #20)

Sat Oct 14, 2017, 07:31 PM

22. I'm still on iOS 10, but I found something that might help.

It looks like they are calling the curved apostrophes and quotation marks Smart Punctuation. I saw on another forum that you can turn it off in Settings > General > Keyboard > Smart Punctuation.

If you try that and it works, you should report back to let others know.

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Response to Make7 (Reply #22)

Sat Oct 14, 2017, 09:32 PM

23. I'm testing it now. (UPDATE: SOLVED!)

Did it work?

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Response to Bleacher Creature (Reply #23)

Mon Oct 16, 2017, 07:43 PM

25. Yes. n/t

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Response to Bleacher Creature (Reply #23)

Fri Oct 20, 2017, 10:18 PM

28. I've had the same problem.

Thanks to our fellow poster for the solution!

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Response to Bleacher Creature (Reply #17)

Sat Oct 14, 2017, 05:26 PM

21. It doesnt on my end...

I still havenít figured out whatís up

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Response to Docreed2003 (Original post)

Sat Oct 14, 2017, 09:46 PM

24. Solved - thanks to Make 7. Hopefully it'll work for others.

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Response to Docreed2003 (Original post)

Mon Oct 16, 2017, 07:56 PM

27. Thats right. Youre posts do look funny that way. eom

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Response to Docreed2003 (Original post)

Sat Oct 28, 2017, 10:31 AM

29. Same problem here.

Donít know if itís just on my phone or my PC as well.

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