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CHANGE: Real name now allows apostrophes

  1. Lastheart profile image71
    Lastheartposted 19 months ago

    My last name uses an apostrophe and "edit profile" doesn't let me leave the way it was and is.

    1. Matthew Meyer profile image78
      Matthew Meyerposted 19 months ago in reply to this

      Currently the "Real Name" does not support some special characters including the apostrophe. You should see a warning to that effect as well ("Real Name field must not contain any special characters.").
      That being said, I have sent a request to our engineering team to see if we can add support for this character.

      @calculus-geometry Had a good work around.
      http://hubpages.com/forum/post/2744279

      1. Lastheart profile image71
        Lastheartposted 19 months ago in reply to this

        Thanks Matthew Meyer! Blessings! I just noticed the apostrophe is back, now it reads well. Thanks it's just an honor to my roots.

        1. Matthew Meyer profile image78
          Matthew Meyerposted 19 months ago in reply to this

          It should actually be the character that calculus-geometry suggested.
          We are, however, going to add support for the apostrophe in the real name field as well. I will update this thread when it is finished.

    2. Matthew Meyer profile image78
      Matthew Meyerposted 19 months ago in reply to this

      Support for the apostrophe has now been added!
      @Lastheart I also changed it to that character for your real name field (from the right curly single quote)

  2. Froggy213 profile image38
    Froggy213posted 19 months ago

    Just to add to what Maggie stated, it should be O'Farrill, not OFarrill.

  3. Lastheart profile image71
    Lastheartposted 19 months ago

    Ok,  thanks I should have explained that part.

  4. calculus-geometry profile image86
    calculus-geometryposted 19 months ago

    I just tested this and I also discovered I could not add an apostrophe in the real name field. (Nor did using the iso code & # 39 ; work.) I did find a work-around that you could use in the mean time, the right curly single quote symbol.  Copy and paste this:

    1. Lastheart profile image71
      Lastheartposted 19 months ago in reply to this

      Ok thanks so much, I'll try it. I'll let know results in case it may help others. Thanks!

 
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