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Is anyone else experiencing technical Issues with italics? It could just be me, but when I bold text or put texts into italics, an error such as this happens; 'People who believe in Satan are...

Is anyone else experiencing technical Issues with italics?

It could just be me, but when I bold text or put texts into italics, an error such as this happens;

'People who believe in Satan are calledSatanists'.

I tried to put the word 'Satanists' in italics, but it never seems to do so.

Another strange and quirky issue is failiure to update spelling changes and grammar changes. For example, in these two questions relating to M.T Anderson's 'Feed' that I wrote up;

http://www.enotes.com/feed/q-and-a/there-reason-behind-whyfeed-by-m-t-anderson-has-328571

http://www.enotes.com/feed/q-and-a/how-canfeedby-m-t-anderson-relate-modern-audiences-328570

In the first link, I tried to change the word 'has' to 'having' in the title, as this made more sense. But when I pressed 'Ask Question' it came out as 'has'.

Is anyone else experiencing these issues? Or is it just me?

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booboosmoosh eNotes educator | Certified Educator

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I have noticed the problem, but I basically copy the text of my answer into a Word document and see what needs to be changed. I change it in the eNotes answer only, by flipping between my answer and the Word document. If I try to copy from the Word document back into the eNotes answer "box" (and I have a Mac, if it makes a difference...?), I lose my indentations, italics, etc. So I put them into the original eNotes answer and work only from there. If I copy a section of a poem or text from Hamlet , for example, I put that in Word first for formatting purposes, and then paste into the eNotes document, adding whatever I need in the way of italics (even when I type from a novel) as I double-check. Otherwise, I haven't noticed anything...

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najm1947 | Student

I am not using any shortcuts like ctrl-B or ctrl-I. About 2 days back while I was typing in eNotes window directly, I found out that the editing buttons were not being displayed and I had to submit the post without spell-check. This is also a problem at times.

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