Strange signs in forum

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Strange signs in forum

Postby ncc1502 » Thu Apr 15, 2010 10:38 pm

Perhaps a bit ofline, but when i read articles i often see some strange signs (I marked tham Fat):

......... from the same port! The ‘Enable’ has been .................................. another Port in the ‘C’ code.

Do i need to adjust something in my browser (IE7) to get this right, or did something go wrong and dit the postings get scrambled?

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Re: Strange signs in forum

Postby Steve » Fri Apr 16, 2010 7:55 am

When we updated the forum software a few weeks ago, certain characters (basically non-Roman characters such as Á, ö, ñ, etc.) did not convert properly. We have tidied-up a few of the posts, but it is a big job to go through the whole forum and fix all occurrences.

If there are particular posts you would like us to fix, then please post a link to these posts here and we'll try to sort them out.

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Re: Strange signs in forum

Postby medelec35 » Sun Apr 18, 2010 9:57 am

Also I believe there is general corruption of some pictures ( viewtopic.php?f=28&t=6857 )and at a guess, some normal text.

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Re: Strange signs in forum

Postby Benj » Mon Apr 19, 2010 12:46 pm


Yes sorry about the picture corruption. This was due to a seamless upgrade of the forum software not going seamlessly.

If you still have the source images then you should be able to edit your post and reupload the images. I know this is a pain and I am very sorry for this.

I have been going through any posts I find with the strange characters and removing them if they are particularily bad. Hopefully I can find a way of doing this automatically across the entire forum.