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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Do you see ≈ ?

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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I am seeing a scall rectangle instead.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I am seeing 3 strange characters.

Do you see delta?

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.**

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Yes.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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How about infinity ∞?

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.**

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Yes.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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None of those are working for me but only your approximately is out?

I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Yes; both ≈ and ∞.

Character is who you are when no one is looking.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Not working?

I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Now I can see all of those, including approximately.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Strange, mine stay undecipherable.

I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.

All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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The approximately sign wasn't showing for me before likely because I was using my phone. On my computer it works fine.

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i'm not seeing those but I have N explanation

*Last edited by Agnishom (2014-05-24 02:28:33)*

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yours is off too!

I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.

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What's off?

May I post my explanation?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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The Useful symbols, on or off inside a hide? Yes, post your explanation.

I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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I saw

â‰ˆ

Î”

âˆž

in that order.

Tried it in FF, chrome and opera.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is what I am seeing.

I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.

All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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In HTML source code, if you just put an unicode character that is how it renders. To render it correctly it should be put like this � in the source code.

The parser has a bug, it is not parsing the things inside the hide tag.

This should not render

but this will:

P.S.: No, it is not working

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'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

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'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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It is not showing up correctly in you fix.

I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.

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Hmm, but I have shown some light in where to start debugging.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Any reason why it is working in ShivamS' browser?

I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.

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I think because chrome follows Google and not the prescribed standards. The developers of Chrome have realised that representing unicode characters as HTML codes should actually be needless.

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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gAr tried it in chrome and it didn't work.

Edit: It doesn't work in my browser now either. I am seeing the same three characters you all are.

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