How to use TextPipe in french?

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How to use TextPipe in french?

Postby alex_mail1 » Wed May 02, 2012 5:45 pm

Hi, I have a text in french but I have the symbols instead of the letters (for example, "ô" instead of "ô"). I tried to change "ô" to "ô" (replace->find exactly) but TextPipe change "ô" to "o", "ç" to "c" (correct is "ç") but it's wrong. What I have to do?

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Re: How to use TextPipe in french?

Postby DataMystic Support » Thu May 03, 2012 10:41 am

The exact answer will depend on what encoding the source document is.

Use Filters\Convert\Numeric HTML entities to text

This filter converts decimal and hex numeric HTML entities to plain text e.g.

® -> ®

® -> ®

Typically, the input file is ANSI (single byte) format. This filter will output UTF-8 characters for high-value entities e.g. ᠀ The best approach is to first convert the file from ANSI to UTF-8, then apply this filter.

To convert plain text to HTML entities (ie convert in the opposite direction), use a Map.
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