How to Deal with Incorrect Spanish Symbols Pasted in RadRichTextEditor
|2023.1.117||RadRichTextEditor for WinForms||Desislava Yordanova|
When the end-users copy some Spanish text from a web page and paste it in RadRichTextEditor, weird symbols are inserted:
It seems to be an issue with .NET 4.0 which is addressed in the later .NET versions: DataFormats.Html specification states it's encoded in UTF-8. But there's a bug in .NET 4 Framework and lower, and it actually reads as UTF-8 as Windows-1252. You get a lot of wrong encodings, leading funny/bad characters such as 'Å','â€¹','Å’','Å½','Å¡','Å“','Å¾','Å¸','Â','Â¡','Â¢','Â£','Â¤','Â¥','Â¦','Â§','Â¨','Â©'.
The possible solution is to use higher version than .NET 4.0:
It is also possible to try the option called "Beta: Use Unicode UTF-8 for worldwide language support" and test whether the default behavior will be affected in a positive way: