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problems with accent (spécialisé Ã)

problems with accent (spécialisé Ã)


i am developping a web site and have a pretty weird problem, my index.html page works fine with not special character, but all my other pages have the same problem they wrote for exemple:

spécialisé like this spécialisé Ã

here's the code for my index page and my product page:

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "">
<html xmlns="">

<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8" />

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "">
<html xmlns="">

<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8" />

can someone help me with this issue wich im sure is pretty easy but i dont understand??

thanks a lot

RE: problems with accent (spécialisé Ã)

The database they are been pulled from has a different character set to the one being used to display them.


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RE: problems with accent (spécialisé Ã)

ok so what do you think i can do to correct this?

thanks a lot Chris

RE: problems with accent (spécialisé Ã)

Run the text through a character decoder. Or change your Databases charset to a compatible one.

Depending on how you are pulling your products onto the page, the text being used is probably not in a UTF-8 Charset format.

We can't really tell you how to fix it without knowing how the text is being produced on the pages in question.

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