[ic] Character encodings and FCK editor

Bill Carr bill at bottlenose-wine.com
Wed Aug 5 20:44:20 UTC 2009

On Aug 5, 2009, at 1:53 PM, Gert van der Spoel wrote:

>> -----Original Message-----
>> 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?
If the users are pasting from Word why not enable paste from word in  
the toolbar?

-Bill Carr

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