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Foreign charecters corrupting

Travel Forums System Talk Foreign charecters corrupting

1. Posted by Gelli (Travel Guru 2457 posts) 9y

I've just added a note about Z├╝rich (in switzerland page) with a link, and then hit the link to go and add some things, but it's failed miserably [the page shows Z then a box] due to the foreign charecter.

Is this a known/fixable issue? Or should i just ignore any town/City with a foreign charecter in it's name (many Swedish ones, for example) for now?

2. Posted by Hien (Moderator 3906 posts) 9y

I think the character encoding might not be UTF or unicode. In edit mode, use the character map at the bottom of the page to replace whatever characters that comes out as a square box. That should fix it.

3. Posted by Peter (Admin 5789 posts) 9y

Ok, should be working now. The URL does end up looking a little ugly with such characters, but it still should work. Might also be worth making a page called 'Zurich' (ie, no strange characters) that redirects to the correct page.