Adam O'Grady

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Manually Decoding UTF-8 From ANSI Or Similar

Wed, May 20, 2020 | 800 Words

You know the problem, one you’ve probably seen before, where you open a document and for some reason some of the symbols have morphed into something much less intelligble. For example, you’re reading a document and suddenly you see “on‑premise” and you have to decipher what was missing. Normally you can pick it up from context, but if it’s incredibly important that you transcribe the correct character, I can walk you through correcting those mistakes.