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Help: Windows (Arabic) HTM files to be updated in Notepad
Thread poster: Sam Berner

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Aug 1, 2007

I have been sent a few htm pages encoded in Windows (Arabic). As my Dreamweaver is elderly, it does not recognize this particular character set, so I am forced to work in Notepad - which is fine, except that I do not then see the Arabic characters as such.

Is there a way of converting my htm files into Notepad text in such a way that I can read and amend the text in Arabic?

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Help: Windows (Arabic) HTM files to be updated in Notepad Aug 14, 2007

I am not sure if you can do that unless the original html files were saved as Unicode

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FrontPage Dec 9, 2007

Dear Sam,

I face the same here. FrontPage is the best solution as HTML Arabic editor.

Other solutions:

- As for Internet Explorer press (Alt+V+C) then you will get source code.

- As for FireFox press (Ctrl+u).

You can also manipulate the encoding tags to get what you want.

Sorry for late reply but this may help people in the future.


Ahmad Wadan
Financial & IT Translator

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iconv Jan 3, 2008

You'll want to add iconv to your toolkit. Google it or see the wikipedia page.

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