highside 13:36 17 May 10

Just wrote an email which would not send, message from Win Live Mail (something to do with unicode) saying the message would not open properly in its present form.

I had entered a € (euro)symbol in the text and when I deleted the symbol and wrote it as a word the email was sent OK

Why shouldnt WLM recognise a € sign?

Thanks for looking

  Sea Urchin 14:26 17 May 10

The € sign is not recognised as a standard character by Windows Live Mail. The message gives you two options - send as Unicode when it MAY NOT be recognised by the recipient if their system does not support Unicode - or send "as is" when the non-standard character MAY NOT display correctly.

I've just carried out various tests - using both sending methods - and the € character arrives safely in both cases.

  highside 14:38 17 May 10

Many thanks for that Sea Urchin

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