I can't read words with accents/tildes
Thread poster: Robert Forstag

Robert Forstag  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 00:32
Member (2003)
Spanish to English
+ ...
Nov 11, 2005

I am unable to read words in Spanish with accents or tildes. Usually, a box appears in place of both the accented/tilded letter and of several other letters, often rendering the word completely illegible.

Is there a way to resolve this problem.

I apologize if this topic has been addressed before and am willing to submit to 40 lashes for not having had the patience to search through the entire archive.

Best regards,

Robert A. Forstag, MA
ATA-Certified
Spanish-into-English


 

Maria Diaconu  Identity Verified
Romania
Local time: 07:32
English to Romanian
Have you tried to change the encoding? Nov 11, 2005

Go to View - Encoding in your browser's menu and choose the encoding according to the language of that particular page.
If this does not work... I can't think of anything else.


 

ForexTrader1
Local time: 23:32
Dutch to English
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Browser settings Nov 12, 2005

You need the change the View-Encoding in your Explorer or other browser. I often have to switch between western and Thai options, as I need to see the Thai fonts on Thai sites I visit. If I forget to swtich back, the French fonts / accents appear as you've described (boxes etc). A quick switch back solves the problem.
You can try a couple of settings to see if one solves your problems. Good luck.


 

Robert Forstag  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 00:32
Member (2003)
Spanish to English
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TOPIC STARTER
Thank you Nov 12, 2005

Thank you Maria and Forex. Problem solved.

Best regards,

Bob


 


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