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UTF-8 encoding issues

Postby virtual on Tue Oct 21, 2008 9:40 am


I have a problem with WYM editor adding the funny 'a' and two black diamond question marks in place of UTF-8 characters, such as curly quotes. My setup is directed purely towards UTF-8, I am doing the following:

- Setting the default charset to UTF-8 in the .htaccess files.
- All PHP are set to output UTF-8 in the header.
- Database is setup for UTF-8 ( ALTER DATABASE `database` DEFAULT CHARACTER SET utf8 COLLATE utf8_unicode_ci )

However I still get character encoding issues with the WYM editor, the output when not using the WYM editor is perfect.

Is there some kind of parameter I need to pass it upon initliasation to set WYM to UTF-8?

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Re: UTF-8 encoding issues

Postby mr_lundis on Tue Oct 28, 2008 5:26 pm


And to answer you question, no, you do not need to pass some special parameter to WYMeditor for it to use utf-8. Do you think that you could set up a test page for us so that we could look further into this problem.

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