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Browser Details
 
Below is a list of common browsers for Microsoft Windows and Macintosh OS X and directions for how to set the character encoding in each to Unicode.
 
Microsoft Windows Browsers
 
Internet Explorer 5 and 6
  • Select the View menu on your browser
  • Scroll down to Encoding to see which encoding is selected
  • If Unicode (UTF-8) is selected, your browser is set correctly
  • If not, and you see Unicode as a choice, select it
  • If Unicode is not a choice, select More to see more choices, then select Unicode
Netscape Navigator 6 and 7, Firefox
  • Select the View menu on your browser
  • Scroll down to Character Coding to see which encoding is selected
  • If Unicode (UTF-8) is selected, your browser is set correctly
  • If not, and you see Unicode as a choice, select it
  • If Unicode is not a choice, select More to see more choices, then select Unicode
Opera 6 and 7
  • Select the View menu on your browser
  • Scroll down to Encoding to see which encoding is selected
  • If Unicode (UTF-8) is selected, your browser is set correctly
  • If not, and you see Unicode as a choice, select it
  • If Unicode is not a choice, select More to see more choices, then select Unicode

Macintosh OS X Browsers
 
Internet Explorer 5
  • Select the View menu on your browser
  • Scroll down to Character Set to see which encoding is selected
  • If Universal Alphabet (UTF-8) is selected, your browser is set correctly
  • Otherwise, select Universal Alphabet (UTF 8)
Netscape Navigator 6 and 7, Firefox
  • Select the View menu on your browser
  • Scroll down to Character Coding to see which encoding is selected
  • If Unicode (UTF-8) is selected, your browser is set correctly
  • If not, and you see Unicode as a choice, select it
  • If Unicode is not a choice, select More to see more choices, then select Unicode
Opera 6
  • Select the View menu on your browser
  • Scroll down to Encoding to see which encoding is selected
  • If Unicode (UTF-8) is selected, your browser is set correctly
  • Otherwise, select Unicode (UTF 8)
Safari
  • Select the View menu on your browser
  • Scroll down to Text Encoding to see which encoding is selected
  • If Unicode (UTF-8) is selected, your browser is set correctly
  • Otherwise, select Unicode (UTF 8)
 

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