7218Re: [NH] Notetab refuses to perform edits on this .html file
- Oct 9, 2012Interviewed by CNN on 09/10/2012 21:51, stitch.happy told the world:
> I'm just getting my feet wet with using NoteTab to edit .html docs.I didn't check, but most time when I couldn't edit a file, it turned out
> I made a local copy of this web page:
to be a Unicode file. Notetab has limited Unicode support.
The thing to do, you save the file as a copy. Then edit the copy.
The problem: if there were Unicode characters there, you lost them. You
then have to figure out what they were and where they went originally.
And then you have to find out the character entities for them and enter
One way to do that, I found, is by using Microsoft Word. Open the
original file in Word, save it as "Web page, filtered." Word is pretty
useless as a HTML editor, but it does have good Unicode support, and it
will usually convert Unicode to a Win-1252 file with all the
1252-incompatible characters to HTML numbered entities. Then you open
this file in Notepad, search for "", and there you have it, the
And that is the second reason I still keep Word in my computer, since I
hardly ever use it for writing nowadays. (The first reason is that the
file-compare feature in Word is pretty kickass, and I have to compare
files now and then).
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