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Avoiding Symbol & Formatting Problems

One of the most basic considerations when writing an article is what symbols and formatting you want to use. Although it's possible to input a wide variety of symbols, some symbols may have creation, compatibility, and/or consistency problems [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]. Certain types of formatting may also have problems. In order to prevent such problems, this website will take the following measures:

Checking Web Pages for Coding Errors

Without going into too much detail, web pages are written in code, which basically means that there's extra text that's normally not seen to make a web page look the way it does. One resource that can be used for checking for coding errors on web pages is the W3C Markup Validation Service, with W3C standing for World Wide Web Consortium [17].

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1. Help:Special characters. Last modified June 6, 2007 8:16 AM. MozillaWiki.

2. ALT+NUMPAD ASCII Key Combos: The α and Ω of Creating Obscure Passwords. (C) 2012, IronGeek.

3. Help:Entering special characters. Wikipedia.

4. List of XML and HTML character entity references. Wikipedia.

5. Help:Multilingual support. Wikipedia.

6. Copyright symbol. Wikipedia.

7. List of circulating currencies. Wikipedia.

8. Japanese yen. Wikipedia.

9. Multiplication sign. Wikipedia.

10. Hyphen-minus. Wikipedia.

11. Prime (symbol). Wikipedia.

12. Ellipsis. Wikipedia.

13. Exponentiation. Wikipedia.

14. Caret. Wikipedia.

15. Circumflex. Wikipedia.

16. Repeating decimal. Wikipedia.

17. The W3C Markup Validation Service. (C) 1994-2013 W3C.