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My jquery puldown menus dont show accents

Posted on 2015-01-13
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My jquery pull down menus dont show accents (á, é, etc) they show up as question marks.

Any ideas to get accents ok?
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by:Mikkel Sandberg
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How are you trying to use the accents exactly? Are you doing it inline? (e.g. <p>R&eacute;sum&eacute;</p>) That's how I usually use them. Perhaps the font you're using does not have those characters available.
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Jeffrey Dake earned 500 total points
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You should check what character set you are supporting in your html document. http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Character_encodings_in_HTML

You would want to use UTF-8
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by:robrodp
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The UTF-8 tip did the trick
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