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Questions tagged [html-entities]

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Notifications with a HTML encoded entity render improperly if a truncation occurs in the middle of the entity

I received the below notification yesterday: The chat message itself can be found at https://chat.stackexchange.com/transcript/message/46368649#46368649: iunno I'm just saying that it's not out of ...
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How to set a no break in keyboard shortcuts?

I'm wondering if it's possible to set a keyboard shortcut reference to be no breakable Example: As is: Keyboard shortcuts are shown in menus, contextual menus and by (on Windows) pressing Ctrl+/ ...
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International characters (ñ, á , í) used on prompts / email subject on Stack Overflow en español are shown as HTML entities

This isn't the same as Quotation marks are shown as HTML entities, in the revision page because occurs on different UI elements and on a localized site. The email that requests email confirmation on ...
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Syntax highlighting for form elements sometimes do not work [duplicate]

I posted a question that has this code <input type="text" v-model="myVar" @keyup.enter="doFilter" /> <button class="md-icon-button md-raised md-accent md-dense" @click="doFilter">Filter&...
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Search doesn't render some HTML entities

I noticed some HTML entities are not being rendered properly in search: This behavior happens with all searches that return that post. I have noticed this happens with at least 3 entities, as ...
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How can I escape an HTML tag without using code blocks?

In a question on Meta Code Golf, I want to quote a comment by SteveFest which displays an HTML tag as a literal set of characters. I can't find a way to include <s>not</s> without ...
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What's the rationale behind not parsing HTML entities in chat?

It seems status-bydesign that HTML entities are not parsed in chat. What's the rationale for this? In my humble opinion, HTML entities can be very useful. I would be able to freely type "—" ...
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Is search able to find accented characters entered as HTML entities (such as Fran&ccedil;ois)?

There are various ways to enter accented characters, one of them is using html. For example, I can type Gâteaux by entering G&acirc;teaux or Gâteaux; I can type entering François by ...
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HTML encoding in username tooltip on stackexchange.com/sites

On http://stackexchange.com/sites, when you click on a site's bubble, you can see the top five users on that site. When you hover over the profile picture, you can see the name and the rep of the user....
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HTML entities in “bounty expiring soon” notifications

Although Quotes are broken! and Bug in HTML entities for badge notifications both have status-completed, HTML entities still appear in "expiring soon" notifications:
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Android app showing ellipses as &hellip;

The Android app, when showing replies, for the ellipses, it shows &hellip; instead. I presume this would be the same for other 'special' characters, I see that there is already a bug report for ...
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Mod messages dropdown does too much HTML escaping for new meta questions

The mod messages dropdown improperly HTML entity escapes the meta question introduction. I looked for similar bug reports on MSE but couldn't find any. Because a screenshot is worth a hundred rep ...
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E-mail escaping broken again

I'm seeing &lt; for < in my, "New [topic] question for [date]", e-mails. This seems to be a duplicate of an old issue that was marked resolved a couple years ago: Ellipses in email ...
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Encoded HTML entities in mod message popup

New meta post alerts for mods are sometimes shown with HTML entities: apache 2.4 won't reload http://so.mrozekma.com/mod-message-html-entities.png I think this is new, but possibly I've just ...
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Something's wrong with entity-escaping in tag wiki excerpts

Observe the tag wiki for the infinite-stratos tag at Anime.SE. As of now, the excerpt reads: If you try to edit the tag wiki, you'll see that the angle brackets there are literal angle brackets < ...
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Inequalities stripped as HTML tags

Inequalities where one side is represented as a character or word are stripped as HTML tags if no spaces are included. For instance: 1 < n < 4 (works fine because of spaces) 1 < this shows ...
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Can HTML character entities in plain text emails be replaced?

In a recent tag filter email message, in the plain text part of the message an HTML entity for the horizontal ellipsis appeared at the end of the question preview: I'm trying to just read the exif ...
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Achievement messages in top bar are being double-HTML-encoded

See screenshot: Curiously, there are older badge achievement messages further down the list which display properly.
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Timeline is encoding my quote!

Stumbled upon this: Link to original comment. Maybe another victim of this, unseen until now?
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Allow HTML entities in comments

I just tried to write a comment with an em dash—unsuccessfully, I might add—by using the &mdash; HTML entity. Maybe I'm spoiled by the Markdown support for questions and answers, and ...
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Combined flair is double escaping some Turkish characters

This isn't a serious problem but in Stack Exchange flair tooltips, there is some problem with rendering Turkish characters; they are being double escaped when converted to HTML entities. The following ...
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Search is looking at the HTML encoded version of a post, rather than what would be rendered

I just did a search for &lt; just because I was curious. I was expecting to find posts where the user explicity wrote &lt; in the body or title of the post, which would only actually match the ...
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HTML entities when editing top answers on careers profile

When editing the "Top Answers" section on a careers profile, the answer titles have raw HTML entities: "Difference between nohup, disown, and &" and "best way to search my shell&...
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Quotation marks converted to entities in rolling back with summary

In the revision history page of an answer, click "edit" next to an old answer, add an edit summary with an apostrophe (') or double-quotation-mark (") in it, and save without editing the post. The ...
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Ampersand (&) entity displayed as clear text on Area 51

An "&" is displayed as its HTML entity &amp; on a commitment page on Area 51:
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LEGO® is broken in the SE Site Directory

The ® is not being displayed properly in the StackExchange Site Directory (listed newest first). Seen under Mac 10.6.8 Google Chrome 15.0.874.121 Safari Version 5.0.5 (6533.21.1) A similar ...
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&para turns into ¶ within PRE

Within a <PRE> block, &para turns into a new paragraph symbol: ¶ I use <PRE> blocks for code when I want to bold, so a function that's written void go( ObjectA &parameter1, ...