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    Quote Originally Posted by enjoyingsilence View Post
    For symbols, if you're trying to insert this one [ try this

    (you'll think I"m nuts). but just for grins and giggles, test this in the browser. It's the HTML code for the ASCII character [

    & # 9 1 ; with no spaces in between any of that
    ampersand + pound + nine + one + semicolon

    and see if that generates (via the precentral site) a [ symbol
    I'm a programmer, didn't think of that. It's not a general solution though, because browsers further encode the ampersand prior to transmitting. The server would have to intentionally decode the ampersand prior to posting.

    But here goes testing it on PreCentral.net: [

    Edit: Yay! It worked. I hate it though. PreCentral is what's allowing it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jtlapp View Post
    I'm a programmer, didn't think of that. It's not a general solution though, because browsers further encode the ampersand prior to transmitting. The server would have to intentionally decode the ampersand prior to posting.

    But here goes testing it on PreCentral.net: [

    Edit: Yay! It worked. I hate it though. PreCentral is what's allowing it.
    or vBulletin.. Just another one of those "strange" quirky solutions the dedicated Palm users always come up with eh? I knew it worked on the computer computer, which is why it was spaced out.. didn't check the phone.
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