6418Re: [NH] Cyrillic text written in NTP appears as question marks in browser
- Jun 9, 2008Hi
Have a look at the top few lines of the html pages and see weather the font
spec is correct for Ukraine do not think it was saved
i.e. <META http-equiv=Content-Type content="text/html; charset=utf-8">
THANKYOU DAVE M
----- Original Message -----
From: "Roman Korol" <korolster0@...>
Sent: Monday, June 09, 2008 11:23 PM
Subject: [NH] Cyrillic text written in NTP appears as question marks in
> Some history is necessary here, so please bear with me.
> Recently I had to replace my C drive and did a re-installation of my
> software including NTP v.5.61/fv.
> I did the proper language settings in Windows XP, which is my
> operating platform. (I mean clicking on Strart -->Control Panel
> -->Regional and Language Options, and choosing the proper languages;
> in this case, English, French, and Ukrainian).
> In NTP, I selected a proper font and chose "Cyrillic", a selection
> which worked in the past. It allowed me to type in NTP in Ukrainian,
> code my web page, and the text appeared normally in the browser.
> But now, after the new installation of NTP on my hard drive, this does
> not work any more. When I launch a browser (Firefox, and also IE) to
> view those html files that had been prepared and saved in NTP prior to
> my replacement of my dirve C, the Cyrillic in these files is now not
> recognized by the browser. What I get is question marks. The text in
> the html file itslf is changed to question marks, too.
> Typing new files in Cyrillic using NTP still works fine, but for
> viewing those files in NTP only. When I try to view these files in a
> browser, the same problem occurs: question marks appear in place of
> the Cyrillic characters. Then, when I want to view the file in NTP
> after it had been viewed in the browser, all Cyrillic text is replaced
> by question marks too.
> To ensure that my language settings work in Windows, and my HTML code
> is correct, I tried another text edtor: the open-source Nvu, available
> at http://www.nvudev.com/download.php
> I wrote a short text composed of English and Ukrainian, and tried it
> in Firefox. It worked OK.
> This leads me to suppose that there is a problem in the interface
> between NTP and the browser insofar as Cyrillic is concerned.
> Possibly some other settings in NTP unknown to me, that I had in my
> old copy of NTP which once worked perfectly for me, have been
> unattended to because I do not know them.
> My apologies for the length of the post. I would be very grateful for
> any help to resolve this obstacle, as I do not want to give up NTP for
> my work needlessly.
> --Roman Korol
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