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Summary
Problem with left single quotes and other entities
Type
Bug
Raised by
John Rankin
Date opened
Monday, 16 May 2005
Description
In the search results pdf (for example), the ‘haystack’ and ‘needle’ opening left single quotes come out as a lower case j. Other entities are also causing problems; for example the ™ symbol.
Reopened — problem recurred when the service moved to Onesquared. Have to recompile the tbrplent program.
Importance
3
Proposed solution
It is likely that the ‘ entity is undefined. We could change the single quotes to double quotes in the interim. We need to test all HTML entities systematically.
Urgency
3
Status
Closed
Resolution
The ‘left quote’, the ™ and the · marks, among others, now work correctly. This was achieved by changing their definitions in tbents.txt, and making tbrplent use our new version of tbents.txt.

Problem with entities on Onesquared solved by setting the TBLIBDIR environment variable in mkpdf’s Generate.pm to point to the current directory.

Date closed
Wednesday, 5 October 2005

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