Re: [NH] Clipbook / program to convert Word junk -> HTML
- I wrote:
>It's Word's curly quotes that give you trouble.You can do it with Notetab too. Notetab can display the curly quotes and
the Replace thingie recognizes them, so you can select one of each kind and
do a "replace all" with the entity for the corresponding legit curly quote.
- Julie wrote:
> >It's Word's curly quotes that give you trouble.Ah. The first example came through all jumbled so I went by the second one.
>It's also accented letters like Éomer.
>The site gives me six uses a day. The potentialYou could use a proxy. ;-o)
>project isn't a rush at least... doesn't matter
>how long it takes, but I have a substantial
>number of articles to convert. Could take a while. LOL
- Hey Lotta -
>You could use a proxy. ;-o)The thought has crossed my mind. <G>
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- Julie <gleits@...> wrote:
I can't believe people
posted that mess! A friend wants to repost them
cleaned up, so I thought I'd see if there was an easy way to do this. :-)
No, you needn't 't believe that. It's much more likely that some component (program) used by the poster of the blog entry, has replaced what it considered to be non-standard characters, curly quotes, accented characters etc., with their corresponding "escape-codes", because many viewers will not have the character sets needed to display them. Many systems recognize only the extremely provincial and badly limited ASCII character set.
It's probably the blog software that is not able to replace those escape-codes with the corresponding characters.