RE: utf-8 and unicode fonts on LINUX

From: Alan Wood (
Date: Mon Nov 22 2004 - 08:53:57 CST

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    Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
    > * Cristian Secar? wrote:
    > >Just curious - how do you export UTF-8 from MS Word ? AFAIK, the only
    > >way to do that is to copy from Word & paste to Notepad, then save as
    > >UTF-8.
    > At least in Word 2003 Save As .txt should show a dialog box where you
    > can select encoding and line endings. It should support all character
    > encodings the system supports (which always includes UTF-8).
    In Word 2000, Save as Encoded Text (*.txt) produces a dialog box with a
    long list to choose from, including:

    Unicode (Big-Endian)
    Unicode (UTF-7)
    Unicode (UTF-8)

    At least in Word 2000, there is not an option to include or exclude a BOM.

    Alan Wood (Unicode, special characters, pesticide names)

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