Why does É become Ã?

Why does É become Ã?

The reason lies in the UTF-8 representation. Characters below or equal to 127 ( 0x7F ) are represented with 1 byte only, and this is equivalent to the ASCII value. “é” is therefore between 127 and 2027 (233), so it will be coded on 2 bytes. Therefore its UTF-8 representation is 11000011 10101001 .

What encoding do you use for French characters?

ISO-8859 is An 8 bit character encoding that extends the 7 bit ASCII encoding scheme and is used to encode most European Languages. See wiki for details. ISO-8859-1 also know as Latin-1 is the most widely used as it can be used for most of the common European languages e.g German, Italian, Spanish, French etc.

How do I fix file encoding?

  1. Copy the original text.
  2. In Notepad++, open new file, change Encoding -> pick an encoding you think the original text follows.
  3. Paste.
  4. Then to convert to Unicode by going again over the same menu: Encoding -> “Encode in UTF-8” (Not “Convert to UTF-8”) and hopefully it will become readable.

Which encoding is Ã?

“Ô U+00C3 Latin Capital Letter A with Tilde Unicode Character.

How do you display French characters in HTML?

To enter the French character, “e with grave”, you can run Start > All Programs > System Tools > Character Map. Select “e with grave” on the character map. Click the Select button, then the Copy button. Go back to your Notepad and click Ctrl-V to paste “e with grave” into your HTML document.

How do I fix corrupted character encoding?

Go to “File” -> “Options” -> “Advanced” and scroll down until the “General” section is reached. In the “General” section, check the box that says “Confirm file format conversion on open.” Exit Word, and reopen the corrupt document again. The dialogue box will appear.

How do you find special characters in a string?

Special characters Display
Double quotation mark
\ Backslash
t Tab
b Backspace

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