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Changing Browser Character Sets
By Ron Houston

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BACKGROUND

Does this – Č – look like a C under a tiny v?

If so, you're okay. If NOT, you need to tell your browser to change.

It's different with every browser and with every version of every browser. Sorry.


WITH INTERNET EXPLORER

Go to View ➡ Fonts  -OR-  to View ➡ Options ➡ Fonts
Select something that says "Universal" or "Unicode" or "Cyberbit" or "Lucida Unicode"


WITH NETSCAPE now part of AOL (America Online)

Go to Edit ➡ Preferences ➡ Appearance ➡ Fonts  -OR-  to Options ➡ General Preferences ➡ Fonts
Select something that says "Universal" or "Unicode" or "Cyberbit" or "Lucida Unicode"


WITH SAFARI

Click "Safari" ➡ "Advanced" ➡ Default encoding: Western (ISO Latin 1)


TO ADD DIACRITICS TO DOCUMENTS WITH MACINTOSH

Click the Character Viewer at the upper right.
Click "Show Emoji & Symbols" ➡ "Latin" ➡ select appropriate letter.


TO ADD DIACRITICS TO WEB PAGES

Go to Special Characters Chart for a list of the most used special characters in folk dance descriptions ➡ use the number shown for your character of choice (&#XXXX;).
-OR- go to Special Characters ➡ scroll to the character of choice ➡ use the number shown (&#XXXX;).


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