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#1 iMacg3

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Posted 16 September 2018 - 12:57 PM

The character â€‹ keeps appearing when I click on the post reply box to type a reply. Is this just my computer or is it related to the forum software?

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Posted 16 September 2018 - 01:49 PM

I think it's a bug in the Forum software.

 

I get the same thing if I put a quote box around a line of text.

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Posted 17 September 2018 - 03:30 PM

What browser and are you using the plain text editor or the wysiwyg editor?

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Posted 17 September 2018 - 04:47 PM

It happened only when I was using the wysiwyg editor, and on both Safari and MS Edge. Actually, the problem seems to be gone now. :thumbsup2:

Edited by iMacg3, 17 September 2018 - 04:48 PM.

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Posted 29 September 2018 - 11:36 AM

This problem still occurs to me when I use the wysiwyg (last time, yesterday). So far, I haven't gotten it today, but if I do, I will be more specific (now that I am trying to better keep track of why it occurs). I am using Chrome.



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Posted 29 September 2018 - 10:19 PM

The character â€‹ keeps appearing when I click on the post reply box to type a reply. Is this just my computer or is it related to the forum software?

Thanks.

I also reported this, and asked for explanation or help.  It seems to depend on which browser in which I use BleepingComputer Forum, and upon which computer.

 

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/683991/strange-characters-at-left-of-each-new-line-composing-on-bp-forum/



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Posted 04 October 2018 - 05:02 PM

Just got this on Safari on a Mac. Screenshot attached.

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Posted 05 October 2018 - 12:03 AM

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Those are the same symbols I have seen when composing on one particular Windows 10 computer, in MS Edge (when composing a message on BleepingComputer forums).



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Posted 05 October 2018 - 08:50 AM

Those are the same symbols I have seen when composing on one particular Windows 10 computer, in MS Edge (when composing a message on BleepingComputer forums).


Same here, I get them on Edge and Safari. Haven't noticed them on other browsers.
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Posted 05 October 2018 - 10:48 AM

I also got this in Chrome when changing to Bold text.

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Posted 05 October 2018 - 10:56 AM

I can emulate it now. Will see what I can do. The bold trick is what did it for me.



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Posted 10 October 2018 - 09:34 AM

Just as a note, I am experiencing this for the first time this morning, and it is being triggered for me by using the Italic font control.  The characters pop up in italic when I first activate the control and when I subsequently activate it to turn it off.  They can be backspaced out but they are, of course, an annoyance.


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Posted 11 October 2018 - 03:40 AM

As referenced earlier, https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/683991/strange-characters-at-left-of-each-new-line-composing-on-bp-forum/

I find the appearance of the three characters NO LONGER HAPPENING on the particular machine.  I have no explanation.  



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Posted 11 October 2018 - 09:34 AM

Getting these again this morning if I do a font change.  What's particularly interesting is that they appear when I hit return at the end of a paragraph to get the blank line before starting the next paragraph and appear on that blank line and the start of what will become the next paragraph.


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Posted 11 October 2018 - 01:03 PM

Looks like bolding text is not the only way to get the symbol. I also get this when using the quote box or italics.






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