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Unusual characters and styling for Windows notifications
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Issue Summary¬†ūüďĄ

If you're a Windows user, you may have noticed that sometimes your calendar notifications appear in an unusual format, with some unusual characters along the top. This can also sometimes happen in certain apps like Skype.

 

Fear not! This is merely a naming issue that produces random characters in the title of the notification. The result is a wonky-looking popup where instead of saying "Shift" the first 4 letters are random, with the "t" appearing at the end):

 

 

Status: Fixed on Shift v8 ✅

This issue is fixed on the newest version of Shift, v8, which is now available on our Beta channel. Learn how to subscribe to the Beta channel here.

 


What's next?

Check out the latest Stable release notes here.

 

Read about more known issues here.

 

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