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Re: ASCII characters not displayed correctly in csv file

by crabbdean (Pilgrim)
on Jul 14, 2004 at 16:16 UTC ( #374340=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to ASCII characters not displayed correctly in csv file

Interesting, I was just reading about this yesterday. I often remind myself that a computer talks in 1's and 0's. How it translates this is then what you see. For example the byte 0010 0011 is always the same as it flyes around a computer but how its translated end to end can APPEAR different. A browser may show it as one character whereas in ASCII it might show as another.

Here is an example of what I mean, I found this yesterday I found another good one yesterday that actually gave it in bits as well but I can't find that now.

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