Attempting to enter O`Flynn as a surname. As the name only has letters, spaces and an apostraphe, why can I not enter it

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in Policy and Style by Shelagh Mason-Ebenal G2G1 (1.9k points)

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Best answer

Hi Shelagh

It would by the O`Flynn

Do a copy paste of O'Flynn it is the apostrophe that is causing you problems.

On your keyboard it may have @ symbol under this key is the apostrophe

Your apostrophe is going in the opposite direction.

by Anonymous Bowling G2G6 Mach 5 (59.5k points)
selected by Dennis Wheeler
dadgum Microsoft "smart quote" crap!

(oh, did I just say that out loud? sorry)
Thanks for the Best Answer.

Loved the comment (oh, did I just say that out loud?) :) made smile.
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Looks like you need to enter it as O_Flynn  Looks like there are some 30 or more O_Flynns already in the tree.
by Dave Dardinger G2G6 Pilot (408k points)
It does accept O'Brien (only an example).

 

http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/O'Brien-114

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