html entities

Chris Sheffield cmsheffield at
Fri Oct 29 15:46:09 EDT 2010

Yeah, looks like a lookup table of some kind is my best bet. Thanks for the suggestions.


On Oct 29, 2010, at 10:34 AM, J. Landman Gay wrote:

> On 10/29/10 11:11 AM, DunbarX at wrote:
>> I should have been more clear. Use the ampersand and semicolon to locate
>> the original char in the source text. Convert that char with the charToNum
>> function.
> Except that the htmltext doesn't return characters you can convert in these cases, it returns constants that html recognizes, like "acute" and "mdash", etc. Chris will need a lookup table, I think.
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