amp

Spanish translation: & [html code mistake, do not translate]

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English term or phrase:amp
Spanish translation:& [html code mistake, do not translate]
Entered by: María

14:11 Oct 11, 2017
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Tech/Engineering - IT (Information Technology)
English term or phrase: amp
Hola,

Estoy traduciendo un manual de software donde me aparece el término "amp" con frecuencia.

¿Sería correcto traducirlo como amplificar?

Esta es la frase donde aparece:

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¡Muchas gracias!
María
Spain
Local time: 07:10
& [html code mistake, do not translate]
Explanation:
To make the & (ampersand) symbol appear in html, you need to write the characters "&" "amp" and ";" altogether (I didn't want to write them altogether here because I'm not sure whether the page will only display an ampersand instead!). I would imagine that the author made a mistake writing the code and left a space between the ampersand and the word "amp".

So, really it shouldn't be displayed like this, it should simply appear as "&".

The ampersand, or &, is a special symbol in HTML. If you want to display it you have to put "&+amp+;". Some forum software automatically does this for you so you can type & and it replaces it with "&+amp+;". Some doesn't [sic] and if you want an & you have to type & "&+amp+;" yourself. It looks like someone's typed it when they don't need to.
https://www.sheffieldforum.co.uk/showthread.php?t=472824
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& [html code mistake, do not translate]


Explanation:
To make the & (ampersand) symbol appear in html, you need to write the characters "&" "amp" and ";" altogether (I didn't want to write them altogether here because I'm not sure whether the page will only display an ampersand instead!). I would imagine that the author made a mistake writing the code and left a space between the ampersand and the word "amp".

So, really it shouldn't be displayed like this, it should simply appear as "&".

The ampersand, or &, is a special symbol in HTML. If you want to display it you have to put "&+amp+;". Some forum software automatically does this for you so you can type & and it replaces it with "&+amp+;". Some doesn't [sic] and if you want an & you have to type & "&+amp+;" yourself. It looks like someone's typed it when they don't need to.
https://www.sheffieldforum.co.uk/showthread.php?t=472824


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