Getting strange ¶ characters in MS Word: how to remove them

August 24, 2011

Those strange ¶ symbols are called pilcrow signs or paragraph signs and they show the end of paragraphs. They’re useful to see when you’re formatting and editing e-books and don’t print at all, but could be distracting. Fortunately, there’s an easy way to remove them. Click the top menu item Tools->Options Click View Look for […]

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Domain name speculation: when the domain you want could make a speculator richer

July 29, 2011

Wikipedia has a good article on the practice. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Domain_name_speculation  “Domain name speculation is the practice of identifying and registering or acquiring Internet domain names with the intent of selling them later for a profit.” And as with home properties, there can be flipping. This is when you own a domain name that later increases so […]

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What to do when your nicely formatted html ends up as one long line of code: EOL Format

July 29, 2011

EOL Format is end of line formatting for Unix/Linux or Windows/DOS.  If you delete all blank lines in your code, and the formatting is Unix when you save, you might end up with square box characters ? ? ? to stand for the lines you’ve deleted. Which would be fine except when you upload the web […]

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