how do i translate non-ascii chars???

Karel Miklav karel at
Tue Feb 22 06:54:30 GMT 2005

Gary Kline wrote:
> 	I've got sseveral HTML files with O-aigu and O-grave and 
> 	others (these files were composed on  a Mac. Rather than
> 	display as ['] (apostrophes) or backticks, they are rendered
> 	in full 8859-1.   
> 	How to I translate these > 128 range characters?  I'm 
> 	wedged.

What about 'man iconv'? You can also open such a file in Vim with ':e 
++enc=macroman file.html' or something.


Karel Miklav

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