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Funky characters substituted for apostrophe... (4 posts)

  1. bogdanjl
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    ...in browser display even though it looks fine in preview. For example, here is a bit of text copied and pasted from the preview:

    Dictate how our tax dollars should be spent. CAFTA's government procurement rules would prohibit policies aimed...

    Here is what it looks like in both IE and in Mozilla:

    Dictate how our tax dollars should be spent. CAFTA’s government procurement rules would prohibit policies aimed...

    This is really driving me nuts. Please help.

  2. YardOBeef
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Try changing the character encoding from unicode to ISO-8859-1.

    You can do this under Options-->Reading-->Encoding for pages and feeds.

    If that doesn't work, try replacing all ' with & #39;
    (omit the space between & and #, the message board would preformat my post)

    YoB

  3. paperlion
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Anyone find a way to do this for multiple errors like this at one time, and also throughout the entire stack of posts all at once? Or maybe a different fix?

    thank.

  4. Nick Momrik
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Something like this can happen if you paste text that was typed in a word processor, such as Word.

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