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#1171282 - 03/30/09 09:44 AM Suggest a rule against using non-ASCII characters
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At least that's what I think is happening. I see too many posts that are hard to read because they appear to be written in a word processor and then pasted into the forum's webform for posting. That's just my guess, but to see a really bad example of a very interesting and long post, take a look at "We finally made the purchase!"
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#1171695 - 03/30/09 09:50 PM Re: Suggest a rule against using non-ASCII characters [Re: pianozuki]
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I think that the new pw print is to small in general. Can it be made larger? Thanks.

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#1172341 - 03/31/09 11:26 PM Re: Suggest a rule against using non-ASCII characters [Re: pianozuki]
Horowitzian Offline
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Originally Posted By: pianozuki
At least that's what I think is happening. I see too many posts that are hard to read because they appear to be written in a word processor and then pasted into the forum's webform for posting. That's just my guess, but to see a really bad example of a very interesting and long post, take a look at "We finally made the purchase!"


I see no problem with that thread, other than the OP is rather ad nauseam and poorly formatted. What's the correlation between non-ASCII characters and a post that's just too long?
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#1172554 - 04/01/09 11:17 AM Re: Suggest a rule against using non-ASCII characters [Re: Horowitzian]
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Nor do I when I look at it again. My browser must have figured it out in the meantime ;-). I really not an expert in this stuff (I just play one with my friends), but at the time I looked at the post with both Firefox and IE7 (on Windows XP), and this is what I saw (I emailed it to myself to save it--I just now made the image of the email).
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#1172577 - 04/01/09 12:00 PM Re: Suggest a rule against using non-ASCII characters [Re: pianozuki]
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Yeah, there was a problem with the forum's code a few days ago. Diacritical marks became messes of unintelligible characters. The diacritical marks in my sig were messed up, too.


Edited by Horowitzian (04/01/09 12:00 PM)
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#1172578 - 04/01/09 12:02 PM Re: Suggest a rule against using non-ASCII characters [Re: musdan]
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Originally Posted By: musdan
I think that the new pw print is to small in general. Can it be made larger? Thanks.


If you are on a Mac, press Command (Apple key on older keyboards) and + to magnify and - to shrink things down. If you are on a PC, I believe you press Control and +/-. smile
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#1172669 - 04/01/09 02:40 PM Re: Suggest a rule against using non-ASCII characters [Re: Horowitzian]
pianozuki Offline
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Originally Posted By: Horowitzian
Yeah, there was a problem with the forum's code a few days ago. Diacritical marks became messes of unintelligible characters. The diacritical marks in my sig were messed up, too.

Ah, that explains it.
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#1174635 - 04/04/09 10:15 PM Re: Suggest a rule against using non-ASCII characters [Re: Horowitzian]
musdan Offline
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Originally Posted By: Horowitzian
Originally Posted By: musdan
I think that the new pw print is to small in general. Can it be made larger? Thanks.


If you are on a Mac, press Command (Apple key on older keyboards) and + to magnify and - to shrink things down. If you are on a PC, I believe you press Control and +/-. smile


Thanks - I'm using a new Dell Inspiron (windows Vista) laptop. Things keep popping up when all I want to do is type. Tis a mystery.

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#1175490 - 04/06/09 11:41 AM Re: Suggest a rule against using non-ASCII characters [Re: musdan]
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You're welcome! MacBook Pro here, and not looking back. cool
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