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RE: Problem in showing Japanise Wave dash

From: Russ Rolfe <rrolfe@windows.microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2002 10:43:35 -0800
Message-ID: <FDCDD9E479D8034E989012945AE198540328D558@win-msg-03.wingroup.windeploy.ntdev.microsoft.com>
To: "Barry Caplan" <bcaplan@i18n.com>, "souravm" <souravm@infosys.com>, <www-international@w3.org>


If you are getting a box and not a "?" then most likely it is a Font problem.  The box means that the Font does not have a glyph for the code point you are asking it to display.  The "?" means that the system was unsure how to convert the code point from one encoding to the internal encoding.

Regards, Russ (rrolfe)
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-----Original Message-----
From: Barry Caplan [mailto:bcaplan@i18n.com] 
Sent: Sunday, November 10, 2002 6:38 PM
To: souravm; www-international@w3.org
Subject: RE: Problem in showing Japanise Wave dash

At 08:00 AM 11/11/2002 +0530, souravm wrote:
>Dear Barry,
>I tried it in both WebLogic and Orion application servers. But with 
>same result.
>Also as it is showing a BOX not a ? I guess it might be more a FONT 
>related problem.
>Again it has to be something browser related as it is failing to show 
>the character in the list box but not in simple text).

If you can show it at all, then it doesn't sound like a font issue. Do you get the same or different behavior with different browsers? Have you verified that the HTML (view/save source) is OK? A hex editor might come in handy to verify that...

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