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    Getting symbols in links!

    I am currently trying to get the following symbols in <a href> links and they are appearing as small sqaure boxes instead - they appear fine in normal text:

    ö and ü

    Is there something i need to do with a &code or something instead?

    Thanks

    Andy

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    yes google it you could have got something like this
    http://www.webmonkey.com/reference/special_characters/

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    for the first you need to use: &Ouml;

    and for the second you need to use: &Uuml;

    hope this helps

    James

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    The “Umlauts” are case sensitive by the way. So &Ouml; will generate a capital “Ö” while &ouml; will generate a small “ö”. same goes for all the others. And in case you need it: ä = &auml;

    However, I seem to recall that the UTF 8 character set includes those letters already so you might wanna check the character set in the meta section of your document:
    Code:
    <meta http-equiv="Content-type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8; />


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