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Escaping special characters on Find and Replace RRS feed

  • Question

  • Howdy,

    I have inherited a website loaded with ASCII (I think) characters that do not show up on Firefox.  So I wanted to replace all of the "We�ll" in the source code with "We'll".  When I do a Find and Replace, xWeb always says "No occurrences of '&�' were found".  It adds a "&" to the beginning of the search string.

    Is there any way to escape the ampersand or sharp character.

    Thanks...

    Tuesday, May 25, 2010 1:21 AM

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  • I can't reproduce your issue.  If I put � on a page in Code View (which displays as a square in Design View), and use Find/Replace to replace it, checking Find in source sode, the replacement occurs as expected.

     

    Tuesday, May 25, 2010 2:31 AM
  • Using UTF-8, when I type an apostrophe in design view, the code shows '

    You should be able to just find "65533" and replace it with "39" since the other characters remain the same.

    Jim

    Tuesday, May 25, 2010 5:12 PM