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special characters in the text are unreadable (“ instead of ")

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From of my email contacts likes to use special characters in his text like " or '. When I open his message I see “ or ‘. Who does something wrong here?

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That is a problem with the encoding.
You see “ instead of “ if a Western or Windows encoding is selected instead of Unicode (UTF-8).

  • Firefox > Web Developer > Character Encoding
  • View > Character Encoding

You can see that on this page if you select (F10) View > Character Encoding > Western (ISO-8859-1).

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I am not able to type in Korean character in my Firefox 16. Would anybody know the solution?

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Hi ltnntkim

Can you please start a new thread for your question?

Then you can provide more information like your operating system and installed extensions and installed plugins.