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Old 01-05-2005, 03:04 PM   #1
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Convert special characters in text file


I have a textfile, that I exported from a database on mac os-X.

As it's always the problem with Mac, the german "umlaute" (ue, oe, ...) characters come out wrong. for example it says Abb�hl instead of Abbühl.

Is there something I can do to correct this? Is there some tool that could do the conversion?
 
Old 01-05-2005, 03:20 PM   #2
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Kate supports multiple charsets. One that is used in your file should be supported. Try opening that file with Kate, with iso-8859-1 charset or some other.
 
  


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