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When I send something, strange words are added.

by niluh01 / September 28, 2012 6:28 AM PDT

Evertyime I send something via e-mail, or post something on my blog, strange words are added at the end of my post. Something like this: Preferences 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 - = Backspace Tab q w e r t y u i o p Return

I can't see them, however, before I send it. It is quite frustrating, and I need to solve this problem quickly, before, I write some formal mails.

Can anyone help me?

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Your issue with data added to postings
by castillok47 / November 27, 2012 3:56 AM PST

What OS platform are you using? MAC or WIN? What version? Do you have Anti Virus installed? if yes then what are you using? Do you use any type of translation software? I am working with another individual with the same issue and her issue started at the same time.

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Re: strange words
by Kees_B Forum moderator / September 28, 2012 6:37 AM PDT

I'd start with trying another browser (choose from Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, all are free).
Then, if that doesn't help, a new Windows account.
Then, if that doesn't help, another keyboard.


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Are you copying and pasting text from one place to...
by Lee Koo (ADMIN) CNET staff/forum admin / September 28, 2012 8:30 AM PDT

another, when this happens? Sometimes this happens when using MS Word or other word processor--where you copy the text and paste it to another source (submission form), while it doesn't show up initially, when the content is published, the copy and pasted text adds strange text or code that can't be seen until published.

If this is the case, copy and paste the bulk text into a plain text editor and then copy page that into that submission form and publish. Hopefully that will solve the issue.


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