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In normal html I just show this character - ®

How to do it on SE sites?

I see the problem now. I was trying to do it in a quote. As in quoting another source. That seems to cause an issue for me.

But without using the char codes and pasting in the character it seems to work.

&reg does not work here in quotes but ® does

"& # 174" seems to work -> ®

&reg works here?

EDIT

In my defense - I'm just a C++ developer - not an html/css jscript webby guy.

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You do it like this .. ® –  Aiden Bell Oct 21 '10 at 6:08
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If you want to add the ® symbol after each brand, language etc... you are ahead of a lot of pain :-) –  ring0 Oct 21 '10 at 6:28
    
I voted to close as well. I couldn;t delete it. I th ought there was a specific issue about markdown in the quoted text. I guess I am just not so good at the internets –  tim Oct 21 '10 at 15:19
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Internets 1 - Tim 0, Better luck next time. :P –  jjnguy Oct 21 '10 at 15:21
    
Try the Internet... –  ring0 Oct 21 '10 at 15:25
    
In a quote, &reg doesn't work but ® does work (at least in the preview pane). –  Jon Seigel Oct 21 '10 at 17:09

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You can use HTML entities:

© - ©
® - ®
™ - &trade; (or <sup>TM</sup> if you're hacky)

Of course, you can just copy them from elsewhere and paste here:

© ® ™

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View source: meta.stackoverflow.com/revisions/… –  Kobi Oct 21 '10 at 5:58
    
Some of us prefer raw, unadorned ALT codes. –  Mark C Oct 21 '10 at 6:08

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