Re: UTF-8 code in HTML

From: Mark Davis (
Date: Thu Apr 13 2000 - 00:00:31 EDT

Thanks Eric, that's great! I added a note to the instructions.

Now if only someone knows why IE on the Mac won't work (the script is pretty vanilla)...


Erik van der Poel wrote:

> Mark Davis wrote:
> >
> > The problem is that when I do drop the style,
> > NN defaults to some other font, one that doesn't contain any
> > international characters. Even if I go to the preference menu and
> > explicitly set the font for Unicode to Arial Unicode MS, and go to the
> > view menu and explicitly set the encoding to UTF-8, the page containing
> > the chart generated by Javascript seems to ignore the preference font.
> >
> > Do any of the Netscape guys know what is happening?
> Try setting the charset to UTF-8 in the View menu, and then making it
> the "global default" using the bottom menu item (View | Char Set | Set
> Default Char Set). If I remember correctly, this is what you need to do
> to get document.write to work.
> Erik

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