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Subject: Re: Special Characters in IE 6
From: "Charles White" <chuck@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2003 16:32:53 -0700
xsl character codes
Presumably your 3rd party software is generating ISO-8859-1 encoding? Have
you tried setting your output encoding attribute in the xsl:output element
to ISO-8859-1 and getting rid of your meta literal result element? Let the
xsl:output element do as much work as you can. You can set doctypes there,

Chuck White
Author, Mastering XSLT, Sybex Books

----- Original Message -----
From: "Rowlinson, Nicole SLGA" <NRowlinson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <XSL-List@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, June 16, 2003 2:48 PM
Subject:  Special Characters in IE 6

> I have a problem with special characters not displaying properly in IE 6.
> use numeric character codes, such as &#160; for a space, and they all
> display as a question mark in IE 6.  They all worked fine in IE 5.5, so
> not sure what is different now.
> The encoding I am using in my XSL is:
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1" ?>
> <xsl:stylesheet xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform"
> version="1.0" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40">
> <xsl:template match="/">
> <html>
> <head>
> <meta http-equiv="content-type"
> content="text/html; charset=UTF-8" />
> </head>
> ...
> If I include
> xmlns="http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40"
> in my namespace, it gets rid of the question marks, but then the special
> characters that don't use a numeric code, such as apostrophes, appear as
> garbage characters.  I can't find the right combination to get rid of both
> these problems at the same time.
> I should say that I don't have control over the XML, as it is generated by
> third-party product.
> Any help is greatly appreciated!
> Nicole R.
>  XSL-List info and archive:  http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list

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