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 12-29-2005, 08:22 Post: 121867
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Sometimes if I use quote punctuation in Tractorpoint it gets converted to the words "inches and feet". How do I avoid this?






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 12-29-2005, 09:38 Post: 121870
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If I understand you correctly, often you can precede special characters with a backslash so systems interpret the characters literally. Not sure if that works here, but I haven't noticed the problem you refer to.






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 12-29-2005, 09:49 Post: 121872
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I've noticed that before too. Here's a "test."
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 12-29-2005, 09:51 Post: 121873
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That was without any backslashes to I guess it doesn't convert anymore.
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 12-29-2005, 10:00 Post: 121875
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It doesn't convert on posts or replies. It DOES convert on photo text. My pic #20 - "She foot s the one" appears instead of "She's the one". I tried the backslash before and after ( /'/ ) but that gave me ( / foot / ) also.






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 12-29-2005, 10:05 Post: 121876
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That looks like a forward slash /. I meant the backslash . The DOS style directory slash vs. the unix style forward slash /.






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 12-29-2005, 10:33 Post: 121880
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 Quote Punctuation Converted to Measurement

I own this problem, since I pass your Photo content around a bit escaping the quotes was giving me a headache so as a hack I just converted it to feet or inches, not perfect of course. I will look at fixing this in the future.

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"It doesn't convert on posts or replies. It DOES convert on photo text."

Now I remember. That's where I saw it before. Smile
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Ahh, the "how many escapes do I need to have" problem. I know it well.






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Thanks guys - just thought maybe I was the only one on the site who didn't know how to override the conversion. For now I will just ommit the quotes. Ken - yes I always screw up "forward slash" from "backslash". When I was first starting out with Fortran I had the most difficult time distinguishing 0 from O.






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