On Jul 14, 6:53pm, Michael Everson wrote:
> >On viewing the source I discovered illegal numeric character references
> >> support French fully are " œ ", "
> >> Œ " and " Ÿ ".
> I did not encode numeric character references. I write my documents with
> the Macintosh character set, and save them in 8-bit in Latin 1 encoding. I
> believed that the encoding used by PageSpinner was the Windows superset of
> Latin 1, which contains the French characters. Could your source reader
> have converted them to numeric references?
No way. Your application wrote them.
If you wish to use the Windows superset of Latin-1, you should label your
> >These NCRs should either be replaced by the correct NCRs or alternatively
> >by the correct named entities .
> >The correct NCRs are œ Œ and Ÿ
> >The correct entity names are œ Œ and Ÿ
> Ick. Nothing less pleasant than those long entity names. But maybe I should
> use them for those characters.....
Or the NCRs. Or just export the document in UTF-8 and be done with it.
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