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Posted on 2004-10-08
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My pages are not displaying the é character properly.  My application works fine on other servers but not on this server (new hosting company).

I'm running apache 2.0.  Please help.  Thank you.
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Question by:ronpac
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by:periwinkle
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Ron -

Did you move from Windows to Linux or vice versa?
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by:ronpac
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I moved from windows to linux.

My dev box is also linux and works fine.  The production box is linux and doesn't work, I'm thinking it's an apache issue.
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I suspect the Character Set isn't properly defined.  Look at the following possibilities:

CharsetDefault
http://httpd.apache.org/docs-2.0/mod/mod_charset_lite.html#charsetdefault

CharsetSourceEnc
http://httpd.apache.org/docs-2.0/mod/mod_charset_lite.html#charsetsourceenc
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by:ronpac
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it didn't work
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by:periwinkle
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How are you defining the character?  Are you using the unicode of è or are you copying and pasting from a word document?
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by:ronpac
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The worked in the conf config file

AddDefaultCharset ISO-8859-1

Thank for your help.
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by:periwinkle
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you're very welcome - I'm sorry that I didn't have the exact statement for you!
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