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Strange behavior of Forum text editor

  1. Nov 30, 2009 #1
    I started a post with the word "Electric". After submission, the post started with the word "electric". I tried to capitalize "electric" three times, and the text editor thrice changed it to "electric". Well. if ee cummings can do it, i can too.

    bob s
     
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  3. Nov 30, 2009 #2

    cristo

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    It's because you've got automatic library linking turned on. Turn it off in your user control panel, and that will work.
     
  4. Nov 30, 2009 #3

    Redbelly98

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    I will hazard a guess that using the [noparse][noparse][/noparse] tags around the word electric, i.e. [noparse][noparse]Electric[/noparse][/noparse] will not trigger the autolink feature and the capitalization will be preserved.

    I'm trying it here: [noparse]Electric[/noparse] . Yup, seems to work.
     
  5. Dec 6, 2009 #4

    tiny-tim

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    It shouldn't happen with "electric" on its own, since there isn't a library entry with that name.

    It can happen with "electric field", "electric displacement field, or "electric units".

    A quick way to stop it is to type the word/phrase in black each time: Electric field Electric field :wink:

    Or place it at the start of a line (other than the first line), since that puts it after a return tag, which spoils the autolinking (conversely, if you want the autolinking at the start of a line, insert a space first:
    Electric units :redface:
    Electric units :smile:).
     
  6. Dec 21, 2009 #5

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    [noparse][noparse][/noparse] did not work for me. Here is an example. [noparse]Torque[/noparse] is moment. But enclosing the word in [noparse]Word[/noparse] does work. Here is an example. Stress and pressure have like units. Here is the same sentence without enclosing the first word in [noparse][/noparse] tags. Stress and pressure have like units.
     
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