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Author Februs
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#1 | Posted: 19 May 2015 14:32 
Not sure if this is a bug or not but the problem I am having on my forum is that I can post certain characters as admin but the rest of the forum users can't. For example, the emdash character:

However, if one of the forum users tries to make a post with an emdash in it the posted message doesn't appear at all.

Author Februs
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#2 | Posted: 20 May 2015 01:47 
Have resolved this now, please delete.

Author Paul
Lead Developer
#3 | Posted: 20 May 2015 13:10 
Februs:
Have resolved this now, please delete.

Would be nice to know how did you solved it, thanks.

Author Februs
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#4 | Posted: 20 May 2015 16:30 
I was running an older version of the software which was using htmlspecialchars within the function textFilter in bb_func_txt.php for general users (but not for mods).

Author Paul
Lead Developer
#5 | Posted: 20 May 2015 16:44 
So, did you update this file and then it worked?

I suppose, htmlspecialchars was replaced to our own function called 'operate_string', because the newer version of htmlspecialchars contained also other specific characters' issues.

Author Februs
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#6 | Posted: 20 May 2015 18:20 
Yes, I added operate_string to bb_functions and replaced the call in bb_func_txt as you suggested.

Author Paul
Lead Developer
#7 | Posted: 22 May 2015 19:48 
Thanks for your report.

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