using accented characters on web pages

  cozowl 19:34 20 Jul 08
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As I live in France, I want to create a web page or pages which include accented characters. I can create these in Word etc, but as soon as I try to create a preview in my browser (Firefox 3) I get different symbols in place of the characters I typed. Can anyone tell me what to do please?
Thanks,
Cozowl

  m800afc 20:27 20 Jul 08

In Firefox>Tools>Content>Choose Languages>Select Language to Add.
Works for me.
A+

  m800afc 20:33 20 Jul 08

How to Type French Accents
To type the accents, put on your number lock, then hold down the ALT key and type in the accompanying three or four digit number on your numerical keyboard (the number keys at the right of your keyboard – NOT those along the top).

À - uppercase A with a grave accent: ALT + 0192
à - lowercase a with a grave accent: ALT + 133

 - uppercase A with a circumflex: ALT + 0194
â – lowercase a with a circumflex: ALT + 131

Ä – uppercase A with a tréma: ALT+ 142
ä – lowercase a with a tréma: ALT + 132

Æ – uppercase AE ligature: ALT + 146
æ – lowercase æ ligature: ALT + 145

Ç – uppercase c with a cedilla: ALT + 128
ç – lowercase c with cedilla: ALT + 135

É – uppercase E with an acute accent: ALT + 144
é – lowercase e with an acute accent: ALT + 130

È – uppercase E with a grave accent: ALT + 144
è – lowercase e with a grave accent: ALT + 138

Ê – uppercase E with a circumflex: ALT + 0202
ê – uppercase e with a circumflex: ALT + 136

Ë – uppercase E with a tréma: ALT + 0203
ë – lowercase e with a tréma: ALT + 137

Î – uppercase I with a circumflex: ALT + 0206
î – lowercase with a circumflex: ALT + 140

Ï – uppercase with a tréma: ALT + 0207
ï – lowercase with a trema: ALT + 139

Ô – uppercase with a circumflex: ALT + 0212
ô – lowercase with a circumflex: ALT + 147

ΠРuppercase with a ligature: ALT + 0140
œ – lowercase with a ligaure: ALT + 0156

Ù – uppercase with a grave accent: ALT + 0217
ù – lowercase with a grave accent: ALT + 151

Û – uppercase with a circumflex: ALT + 0219
û – lowercase with a circumflex: ALT + 150

Ü – uppercase with a tréma: ALT + 154
ü – lowercase with a tréma: ALT + 129

French quotation marks - «: ALT + 174
»: ALT + 175

  Eric10 20:53 20 Jul 08

click here
Scroll down to HTML Accent Codes

  cozowl 07:14 21 Jul 08

Thanks a lot

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