[ic] Character encodings and FCK editor

Gert van der Spoel gert at 3edge.com
Wed Aug 5 17:53:20 UTC 2009

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> From: interchange-users-bounces at icdevgroup.org [mailto:interchange-
> users-bounces at icdevgroup.org] On Behalf Of Rick Bragg
> Sent: Wednesday, August 05, 2009 8:49 PM
> To: interchange-users at icdevgroup.org
> Subject: [ic] Character encodings and FCK editor
> Hi List;
> I am having lots of trouble with this and I hope someone can please
> help
> me through this, point me in the write direction, or talk me down from
> the leadge!
> I am wondering if there is a "best practice" or examples for using the
> FCK editor for editing and saving content but not in the admin area.  I
> have a field in a database called "content" and I want it to be
> editable
> by affiliates via the FCK editor.  Again, this is NOT in the admin
> area,
> but in the catalog itself.  The problem I am having is that when they
> paste certain things from a pdf or word file (they have to be able to
> do
> this!) things look fine in the editor, but when they save it, things
> sometimes get encoded in strange ways.  I have FCK configured to paste
> as plain text only! (no strait paste, or paste from word is enabled).
> I
> have been writing strange filters to try to catch them, but this seems
> the totally wrong way to go.  Does anybody have a sample of a form that
> calls up data, sticks it into FCK, then when submitted, saves back to
> the table in such a way that strange characters don't get introduced?
> It does not seem to be a browser issue at all.

Interchange version?

> Thanks!
> Rick
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