I don't know what is causing your problem in trying to type
apostrophes. I can only say that I also use gmail and just tried
typing apostrophes in both the subject area and the content area of
an email and had no problem. We need someone more knowledgeable to
chime in here.
Sorry I couldn't help.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org
, "Dennis Newson"
> Dear knowledgable ones....
> I use gmail, and write online.
> An annoying problem has cropped up. Whenever I try to type an
> Googlemail switches me to search (bottom left corner - pink).
> Any helpful information, comments? Working offline does NOT
> Dennis Newson (retired)
> University Osnabrück
> CETEFL-L, Germany-English,
> EFLTU etc.
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