Removing special characters when copy/pasting from word
Posted by Frank Calabretta on 29 December 2012 08:29 PM


Text such as apostrophes or quotation marks copied from word and pasted into RTE gets turned into odd symbols when page is displayed in browser.


From your master template page,

Remove the line:
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" />

Replace with:
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8">

There is no guarantee that this will work because some characters in word are not supported in all browsers.

In this case, manually remove/retype the offending characters using your wysiwyg editor.

Hope this helps,

DMXReady Team.

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