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Anoyne else struggling to italiscise?

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OpenToPersuasion Wed 02-Jan-13 21:55:05

I have lorst the power ro stress ans nuance.

I think it's called a grarve. Or a circumplex.


OpenToPersuasion Wed 02-Jan-13 21:55:32

to stress and nuance

CatPussRoastingOnAnOpenFire Thu 03-Jan-13 01:30:36

come again? hmm

Tee2072 Thu 03-Jan-13 06:18:25

Excuse me?

Tech (MNHQ) Thu 03-Jan-13 08:33:53

Hi, Shift-6 either side of words, so ^ hello ^ without the spaces becomes hello

Is that what you're having problems with?

lougle Thu 03-Jan-13 09:00:12

are you using a phone? my Samsung galaxy note puts a space after the first ^ so I end up with ^ italics^

I have to remember to delete the space if I want italics

OpenToPersuasion Thu 03-Jan-13 11:30:39

On a Samsung galaxy note, using ppera.

The things are there when I type, but have disappeared when message becomes active, iyswim?

OpenToPersuasion Thu 03-Jan-13 11:33:40

Don't think the number keys have dymbols on them.

Just have to swap to numeric keyboard - the symbols sure looks like the normal italicky chap.

(It's me, ChaosTR, in disguise, wotcha Tech) smile

lougle Thu 03-Jan-13 11:35:25

It's your own fault for using opera wink try dolphin, it's much better.

IceTheChristmasKateMumsnet (MNHQ) Thu 03-Jan-13 16:27:26

Wot lougle said, have you made sure there are no spaces?

ChaosTrulyReigns Thu 03-Jan-13 18:25:24


^ with spaces ^


ChaosTrulyReigns Thu 03-Jan-13 18:26:00



ChaosTrulyReigns Thu 03-Jan-13 18:26:21

I wanted slantology...

lougle Thu 03-Jan-13 18:47:04

That is slantology confused

Your withouy is slanty.

I wonder if opera is taking away the italics?

Startail Thu 03-Jan-13 18:52:40

Kindles put spaces after punctuation, it's very annoying -- stupid kindle--
Instead of stupid Kindle
Took 3 tries yesterday.

lougle Thu 03-Jan-13 18:57:17

Chaos, because I love you, I downloaded Opera on my Galaxy Note. It's Opera. It takes away all the italics on MN.

Download Dolphin Browser, and you'll see that they all show up.

Tee2072 Thu 03-Jan-13 19:17:04

Yes, darling, I must concur with the others. It is slanty.

When is your contract up? hmm

lougle Thu 03-Jan-13 20:46:44

tee, it isn't the phone, I promise. It's the browser. If chaos uses dolphin, she'll get the slanty back.

Tee2072 Thu 03-Jan-13 20:53:48

Well, there you go then, lougle. grin

Still...she needs a new phone. grin

NewYearNewNagoo Thu 03-Jan-13 20:58:24

FYI the correct term is hats.

In your case, fucking hats ^^ that aren't working.

ChaosTrulyReigns Thu 03-Jan-13 22:06:41

It's a Tablet, my ickke doily.

Got moi HTC till Ovtober.

Grr, arsin hats.

Tee2072 Fri 04-Jan-13 07:20:12

You got a tablet? Hark at you. [wunk]

I loves my Kindle Fire, BTW. I am leaving my husband for it any day now...

NetworkGuy Sat 05-Jan-13 08:21:25

Thanks lougle for mentionong Dolphin - have just installed it on my tablet, as Firefox Beta seems to keep crashing (no error message, just desktop reappears, guess I'm too short on space...)

lougle Sat 05-Jan-13 09:05:37

It is truly fab, networkguy - it has lots of plug-ins too, so you can get some brilliant functionality from it.

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