uv22ealcott at googlemail
May 8, 2012, 2:54 AM
Post #3 of 13
when i change the font of the document, nothing happens. The signs keep the
way they are.
I dont use an import tool. I just did copy and paste the documents.
Which import tool do you recommend?
thank you so much!
On Tue, May 8, 2012 at 8:13 AM, Amir E. Aharoni <
amir.aharoni [at] mail> wrote:
> 2012/5/8 Isabell Alcott <uv22ealcott [at] googlemail>:
> > Hello,
> > I would like to include special signs in my new 1.19 Mediawiki
> > installation, but they are showing not right. I have 200 *.doc files
> > need to be indexed all into one MW Installation.
> > http://s14.directupload.net/images/120508/ooantyz5.jpg
> How are these signs written in the doc files? Are they Unicode
> characters or are they Latin letters disguised by some "dingbats"
> font? What happens if you select such a character and change the font
> to Times New Roman? If it turns to a simple Latin letter, then you
> have two choices:
> 1. Convert the characters to the corresponding Unicode characters.
> 2. Upload them as-is, and put a <span style="font-family: 'DINGBATS
> FONT NAME'>CHARACTER</span> on each character.
> If they already are Unicode characters, the problem may be in the way
> you import the files. What do you use to import them into the wiki?
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