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unicode problem

When i view my website in unicode encoding in IE it replaces my ' with ?
i mean apostrophes with a ? mark

suppose this line

I'll is shown as I?ll

any ideas on how to resolve it?
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archrajan
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objectsCommented:
Are you using a font that support the unicode symbols you are using?
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archrajanAuthor Commented:
I am not using any unicode symbols
its just normal apostrohes are replaced by a ?

see this screenshot

This one in explorer
http://www.archanapatchirajan.com/explorer_unicode.JPG

and This in firefox
http://www.archanapatchirajan.com/firefox_unicode.JPG
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objectsCommented:
try instead using:

'
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archrajanAuthor Commented:
i tried that
it prints that onscreen for me...
this happens only if i change viee->encoding->unicode
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objectsCommented:
> this happens only if i change viee->encoding->unicode

why exactly are you doing that?
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archrajanAuthor Commented:
because the QA team has done that and since this is going to be used worldwide they want it to work fine under all encodings
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objectsCommented:
What font are you using?
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archrajanAuthor Commented:
we r using css to specify the fonts
and its arial
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objectsCommented:
> I am not using any unicode symbols

You are using unicode encoding, so all your characters are unicode

> its just normal apostrohes are replaced by a ?

Cause for this is generally because the font does not have a glyph to display that character

http://www.fileformat.info/info/unicode/char/0027/fontsupport.htm
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objectsCommented:
try changing the font to verdana as a quick test
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archrajanAuthor Commented:
Ok i did the font and changed it works...

one more thing is that i have a xml file which has some error messages and there spaces are written with  
but that is also shown on screen as '????'
can u tell me anyother way of writing space instead of  
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objectsCommented:
maybe  
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