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IE 7 and 8 display apostrophe as &apos

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IE 7 and 8 display you&apos instead of you've.  Is there a setting that can get the apostrophe to display correctly?
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by:jcimarron
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Larry_Brown--If you are seeing this on a site someone else coded, the fault is with the coding. IE does not accept the coding &apos
http://www.webmasterworld.com/forum119/430.htm
http://fishbowl.pastiche.org/2003/07/01/the_curse_of_apos/
Not much you can do other than contact the coder.
Or is this happening on several sites?
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Thanks.  It's happening at one site for sure.  I'll forward your information on to them.  The curious thing is Firefox does not have any problems and shows the apostrophe.
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Larry_Brown--The ability of Firefox to interpret &apos is explained, sortof, in the first link I offered.  IE requires HTML and &apos is not valid HTML.
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Thanks.  
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Larry_Brown--You are most welcome.
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by:mgfranz
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I know this is an old post, but I just wanted to add that if you try to pass an apostrophe to IE through a javascript statement either as ' or ' it will error, use ’ instead.
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