20503Re: [NTB] I've done it again
- Apr 23, 2008Interviewed by CNN on 23/4/2008 12:50, Bruce Somers told the world:
> By inadvertently typing some key combination, I have caused allI suspect that you accidentally ran HTMLTidy. Tidy does this kind of
> characters not contained in the terribly limited ASCII character set
> to be replaced by the so-called HTML-entities:
> á: in place of ä and so forth.
> I hope I can reverse that as easily. Can someone help me?
> That this is done so easily by accident, is a nuisance, not a feature.
conversion -- but it can convert it right back, too.
You should either create or edit the tidy.cfg IN YOUR NOTETAB PROGRAM
FOLDER, including the following lines:
Then, run Tidy again in the problem file -- either by keying Ctrl+F7 or
by the option in the "Tools" menu. It will convert the entities back to
However, a caveat: if you cannot be SURE that your webserver is set up
correctly for Win1252 (or ISO-8859-1, or UTF-8 or whatever) you are
probably better off publishing your HTML code in plain US-ASCII with
Even entities aren't 100% safe. Some of the named entities aren't
widely supported; some common numeric entities are actually illegal.
But Tidy can help you there too.
Back up my hard disk? I can't find the reverse switch!
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