Re: Accidental à in html ... how?

Subject: Re: Accidental à in html ... how?
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 14 Dec 2015 10:23:19 -0800

I copied a  in Word for Mac, pasted it in TextWrangler, saved it,
emailed it to a Windows 7 box, and it appears as  in Windows.

On Mon, Dec 14, 2015 at 6:09 AM, Sean Brierley
<sean -dot- brierley -at- gerbertechnology -dot- com> wrote:
> We can let this go. I was just looking for some quick insight.
>
>
> 1. Mac OSX El Capitan or Mavericks.
> 2. Colleague copies text in Word.
> 3. Colleague pastes text into body section of a text file with required
> HTML sections already there (TextWrangler).
> 4. Colleague adds HTML tags in the text file.
> 5. Colleague renames the .txt to .htm.
> 6. See à instead of Â.
>
>
> I appreciate that you think it a mistake, but I don't care about that. I
> was just looking to figure out how à ended up in there.
>
> On Fri, Dec 11, 2015 at 2:13 PM, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
> wrote:
>
>> Can you describe the workflow in detail?
>>
>> 1. Your colleague opens an .htm? .txt? file <produced by what
>> application?> in TextWrangler
>> 2. copies  from Word for Mac version ???? and pastes it into
>> TextWranger [THIS IS A MISTAKE]
>> 3. saves the TextWrangler file ... as .txt? as .htm?
>> 4. emails? the file to you
>> 5. in Windows 7? Vista? 3.1? you open the file in notepad? Word?
>> Emacs? Notepad++? and see à instead of Â
>>
>> If you send the file back to your colleague, do they see  instead of Ã
>>
>> On Fri, Dec 11, 2015 at 8:51 AM, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
>> wrote:
>> > Your colleague is pasting  characters into the HTML, but when you
>> > look at the HTML in a text editor, you see à characters?
>> >
>> > Or are you editing the HTML in Word and seeing it there? You haven't
>> > answered any questions about what's actually in the HTML.
>> >
>>
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