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HTML .Problem with mailto tag and subject with Special caracters.

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Hi, I have the following tag on a html page
<a href="mailto:?subject=s&eacute;minaire"></a>

when clicking on the link, I have a problem with outlook with the subject: it gives me:
 séminaire

this is an email that receive the customer and it should open the link (mailto) with correct subjet.
I didn't find on the net a table with special caracters for this specific case.
thanks for your help.
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David S. earned 500 total points
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Try using "%E9" instead of "&eacute;".
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by:sebnsr
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Hi, try this :

<a href="mailto:?subject=s%e9minaire"></a>
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by:bruno_boccara
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Thanks !
where can I find a table with all these special caracters ??
this is very important for me.
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by:David S.
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> Thanks !
> where can I find a table with all these special caracters ??
> this is very important for me.

You're welcome.

Here's a list of the character entities: http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/sgml/entities.html
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