Posted by James Briggs on August 01, 2003
In Reply to: Question about question marks posted by ESC on August 01, 2003
: I wanted to chime in about the stray ?? showing up in posts. When I type something in Word and paste it in here, ?? shows up where my quotation marks should be.
Agreed. I don't think Gary's explanation about 'hidden HTML code' is correct. When you cut and paste text off a screen, then it comes out in ASCII, I think. The problem seems to be with double quotation marks, ie ". All other characters appear OK. I wonder if this " will come out as a ?
Incidentally, sorry for the multiple posts below - the software ran away with me but, this time, it was my fault. Sorry again.