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Single quote problem in quote form (Staff: Resolved)
Thread poster: Jacques DP

Jacques DP  Identity Verified
Switzerland
Local time: 23:00
Member (2003)
English to French
Feb 29, 2008

Hello there,

Suppose I submit a quote through the ProZ system in reply to a job ad. When previewing it, I see that it needs editing. I click on the Back button in the form. Now the quote signs (') I used in my quote message appear preceded with a backslash in the edit window. I do my editing and preview again, but now the single quotes appear with a backslash before in the preview window as well (if I preview again, I see that more backslashes have been added).

Clearly the backslashes used to "escape" (as we say in Unix parlance) the single quotes are not recognized as such, and are themselves escaped (small programming error).

Of course it's only a small thing, but the site is so well maintained that bugs are necessarily small

(And there is an easy work-around: clicking on the Back button of the browser, instead of the Back button in the form.)

Thanks,

Jacques

[Subject edited by staff or moderator 2008-02-29 19:11]


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Colin Brady
Local time: 19:00
SITE STAFF
Bug has been squashed Feb 29, 2008

Hi Jacques,

This should be fixed now. Thanks for pointing it out!

Colin


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Jacques DP  Identity Verified
Switzerland
Local time: 23:00
Member (2003)
English to French
TOPIC STARTER
Indeed Feb 29, 2008

Wow, so fast! I've just tested it and I confirm it's gone. Thanks

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