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How to replace non-ascii characters with HTML entities?

I’m currently working on an international project and need to format documents written in German, Polish and Croatian for use on the web. What is the quickest way to convert all the non-ASCII characters into the relevant character entity? Some sort of web form would be my ideal solution, but I’d settle for a freeware program.
posted by the latin mouse on Feb 27, 2013 - 8 answers

Why won't Spanish keyboard produce "at sign"?

We have a Spanish keyboard where "@" is on the Q and AltGr is present. I'm on a Win7 machine with Office 2007. I can't type "@" using AltGr+Q, right ctrl+AltGr+Q, shift+AltGr+Q, or right ctrl+shift+AltGr+Q. Please help me figure this out! [more inside]
posted by batmonkey on Jan 9, 2013 - 8 answers

Which special character codes?

What code standard should I be using for special characters in html? [more inside]
posted by londonmark on Apr 12, 2011 - 4 answers

Whither double asterisk-inserting custom Excel formula??

Excel n00b needs help with what ought to be a very simple custom formula. And yes, I have looked around on the interwebs for the answer. [more inside]
posted by wowbobwow on May 6, 2009 - 6 answers

Looking for a solution to finding and using special characters.

What is the best, most efficient FREE way to get a bunch of people on the same page with IPA or special character fonts, across platforms? [more inside]
posted by iamkimiam on Dec 12, 2008 - 16 answers

What is this non-alphanumeric character?

This 'bad' character is showing up as a box, and seems to invoke a new line. How can I find out what it really is? [more inside]
posted by CaptApollo on Oct 12, 2006 - 9 answers

Illegal Operation ain't just a river in Egypt.

ComputerFilter: Everytime I access a webpage with special characters, I get an illegal operation. (+) [more inside]
posted by GirlFriday on Jan 5, 2005 - 9 answers

Grep with BBEdit 7.1.4

Is there a way, using Grep with BBEdit 7.1.4, to exclude lines that contain a tab character? [more inside]
posted by the biscuit man on Jul 29, 2004 - 9 answers

Accented characters in HTML.

Accented characters in HTML. [more inside]
posted by kickingtheground on Apr 9, 2004 - 13 answers

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