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Re: characters in html pages do not display correctly



On Tue, Jun 29, 2004 at 08:55:26PM -0500, Jeff Vian wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-06-29 at 17:00, Dave Cross wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 29, 2004 at 04:37:29PM -0500, olga urbantimes net wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > > 
> > > I've noticed that some characters in the htm pages (created in
> > > Dreamweaver) do not display correctly. For example, in Dreamweaver on a
> > > workstation, I have quotation marks, but when the page is ftped to the
> > > server running Apache 2, they become question marks. Some European
> > > characters get garbled as well.
> > > 
> > > Can someone tell me please what could be the reason for that.
> > 
> > Almost certainly those characters are outside of the standard ASCII
> > range and your HTML doesn't define which character set they are taken
> > from.
> > 
> > Try defining the character set in your HTML page. ISO-8859-1 would be
> > a good first guess.
> 
> Are you saying that you believe the quotation mark is outside the ascii
> range?
> 
> Per my ascii table it is dec 34, oct 42, hex 22

No. But it sounds to me as tho' Dreamweaver isn't using the standard
quotation marks but one of the "curly" quotation marks which is 
outside of the standard ASCII range.

Dave...

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