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

  1. bogdanjl
    Member
    Posted 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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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