Re: [IUG] diacritic transfer to excel
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- Date: Tue, 9 Dec 2008 10:39:54 -0800 (PST)
- From: Bob Rasmussen <ras at anzio dot com>
- Subject: Re: [IUG] diacritic transfer to excel
On Tue, 9 Dec 2008, Penny Swanson wrote:
> As has been suggested on this list before, we make sure the default font
> in Excell is Ariel Unicode MS. This helps but doesn't solve all the
> problems. According to our Head of Systems, Microsoft has its own
> version of Unicode which doesn't quite match the standard version.
Please explain that last statement. As far as I know, it is not true.
The original poster's problem was clearly a character set issue. I believe
the data was in UTF-8, and needs to be imported as such.
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