[Users] Strange characters displayed in email

Jerry jerry at seibercom.net
Fri Feb 19 23:10:32 CET 2016

On Fri, 19 Feb 2016 14:05:17 -0600, »Q« replied:

> That will force Fancy to treat it as UTF-8, but my guess is that it's
> really Windows-1252.  If using 
> View » Character encoding » Western European » Windows-1252
> makes it look okay, then my guess is probably right, but to tell for
> sure would require looking at the raw message in a hex editor.  (OTOH,
> if changing the encoding to Windows-1252 doesn't make it look okay, my
> guess is almost certainly wrong -- I say 'almost' because I don't
> know how changing the viewer encoding in Claws affects Fancy.)

Nothing I change the encoding to in claws-mail makes any difference. It
does display perfectly in MS Outlook though. The culprit is probably
WebKit, but I don't have a clue how to prove it.


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