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Tilde ~ does not appear correctly in posts

Postby Terryphi on Sat Aug 20, 2011 11:56 am

I have just posted a post which includes a tilde but it appears as ~. Why?
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Re: Tilde ~ does not appear correctly in posts

Postby Beardedragon on Sat Aug 20, 2011 12:02 pm

Terryphi wrote:I have just posted a post which includes a tilde but it appears as ~. Why?

˜ or ~ Are the same according to Wikipedia. I believe it depends upon the Font used by your Browser and System.
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Re: Tilde ~ does not appear correctly in posts

Postby Terryphi on Sat Aug 20, 2011 12:20 pm

Beardedragon: I assumed it was a forum issue because a tilde appears ( in Firefox and Opera) correctly on the forum index page for me but incorrectly as "-" in the post. In your post which quotes my original post the tilde appears correctly!
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Re: Tilde ~ does not appear correctly in posts

Postby Beardedragon on Sat Aug 20, 2011 2:49 pm

Terryphi wrote:Beardedragon: I assumed it was a forum issue because a tilde appears ( in Firefox and Opera) correctly on the forum index page for me but incorrectly as "-" in the post. In your post which quotes my original post the tilde appears correctly!

My Tilde is a copy/paste from Wikipedia that was what you saw.
Following is my Tilde from my keyboard in Quotes " ~ "
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