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From: Marielle Stowe <>
Subject: Re: [Q-R] Why does my view of the list have so many"???"
Date: Sat, 13 Dec 2008 08:30:53 -0500
I use Mozilla Thunderbird and there are two people who send me e-mails
in French and I get very strange characters when accents are used but
messages I received from other people, also in French, are fine. I have
tried to convert the messages to my word program and they look ok.
Mary Beth Mylott wrote:
> I use Mozilla internet browser and when numbers and French accents appear in
> the list when I read it, all I see is lots of
> When Mona writes recipes with specific measurements of flour and butter the
> amount is often (but not always) a "?" in the view.
> For example, this is what I see:
> ? cup unsalted butter, at room temperature but not melted.
> ? cup granulated sugar - don't use brown sugar or icing sugar for this.
> 1 large egg yolk
> 1 teaspoon vanilla or lemon, or almond extract - whatever your fancy.
> 1? cups pastry flour. I use whole wheat but plain ol'white is OK.
> 1/8 teaspoon salt.*
> In other instances, I see question marks where French accents are written.
> For example, this is what I see what Rene signs...*"Ren?e"*
> here is another French phrase that presents with question marks instead of
> accent grave
> *Ce qui se con?oit bien, s'?nonce clairement et les mots pour le dire
> viennent a?sement.*
> Does anyone else have this gliche?
> Thanks Mary Beth
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