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When I browse a French page with Netscape 4.5, all accent etc.. are shown weirdly. Like ?# etc..

What can I do?
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Question by:darvinham
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by:bjt3
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Have you tried Edit->Preferences->Navigator->Languages and adding French ?  Did that help ?
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by:darvinham
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It doesn't work. I tried, but nothing change, always the same problem.
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by:tenzin
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Can you please post the page you are trying to look at?? I'm currently using 4.5, I just want to experiment a little.
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by:darvinham
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All of them do that stuff. Jus try:

http://www.yahoo.fr

For example.
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by:bjt3
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Well, I took another look at this. At first, it took some time before I could get it to fail. However, I was finally able to get something like what you are seeing.  Note that this doesn't match exactly, but it's worth another try.

Check your settings under View->Character Set.  When I use "Western", the pages look ok. When I tried others I saw something similar to what you report.  What is your setting ?  Does the problem change or get better when you try something else ?

(This is an interesting problem)
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by:Otta
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The HTML at http://www.yahoo.fr is correct, viz.

 Célébration des droits de l'homme à Paris

and Netscape Navigator (Version 2.02 for OS/2)

displays it correctly, as does WebExplorer for OS/2 Warp.

So, it is _NOT_ a "Netscape-only" browser-problem.
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by:OeilNoir
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Qu'est-ce que tu recois qui n'est pas correct?
tu recois les accent comme ca?
"Célébration des droits de l'homme à Paris"

ou bien c'est autre chose?


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So, any progress here ?  Did anything help or are you still stuck ?
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by:darvinham
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No, all is fixed. Please, BJT3 make an answer and I'll give you the points. The problem was the Western stuff.
Thanks
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Hey, good news !  I'm pleased that your problem is resolved !
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