Chinese encoding
Thread poster: Denyce Seow

Denyce Seow  Identity Verified
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Apr 21, 2008

I am working on an online survey right now. I believe there is an encoding problem with some of the responses. Is there a way of "reading" codes such as "软"?

Denyce


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Shirley Lao  Identity Verified
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Check the Chinese fonts first! Apr 21, 2008

Denyce Seow wrote:

I am working on an online survey right now. I believe there is an encoding problem with some of the responses. Is there a way of "reading" codes such as "软"?

Denyce


If there is any problem with the encoding of Chinese characters, the first thing to do is to check the Chinese fonts first.


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Denyce Seow  Identity Verified
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I did, I did. Apr 21, 2008

I switched to different encoding views, but it didn't work.

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Denyce Seow  Identity Verified
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WEIRD! Apr 21, 2008

I typed in a code in my first posting, but now I see "软" (ruan) instead of the code. WEIRD!

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xtang  Identity Verified
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You can create an html file Apr 21, 2008

A browser can do the decoding work. You can simply create an html file like the following....

[CODE]










[CODE]

Just paste the "&#*****" codes between and , then save this into an .html file, open the file in a browser, and you will find the treasure....


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xtang  Identity Verified
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You can create an html file Apr 21, 2008

A browser can do the decoding work. You can simply create an html file like the following....

Code:

<html>
<head>
<meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
</head>
<body>
<p>
&#xxxxx
</p>
</body>
</html>



Just paste the "&#*****" codes between <p> and </p>, then save this into an .html file, open the file in a browser, and you will find the treasure....<br><br>[Edited at 2008-04-21 08:06]

Phew.... finally ...

[Edited at 2008-04-21 08:10]


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Shirley Lao  Identity Verified
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Contact the online survey coordinator or the software supplier Apr 21, 2008

Denyce Seow wrote:

I typed in a code in my first posting, but now I see "软" (ruan) instead of the code. WEIRD!



Try Duncan's suggestion. However, if you are using some specific types of online survey software packages (for example, SPSS's Dimension), Duncan's suggestion may not work. You'd better contact the survey coordinator or the software supplier.


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Wenjer Leuschel  Identity Verified
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Answer for Your Test Apr 21, 2008

希望价格能再便宜些, 开发 系 统 再精 简 些,目前 开发资 源太大...

Well, now you know, you can use this website to figure out what those &#....; codes stand for. Just copy paste the codes and make a preview. Voilà, there we are!


[Edited at 2008-04-21 13:01]


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Denyce Seow  Identity Verified
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Thanks! Apr 22, 2008

Shirley, Duncan and Wenjer,

THANKS! Problem solved...

Denyce


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