Google Chrome and LC diacritic display

Riesner, Giles W. GRIESNER at CCBCMD.EDU
Thu Jun 21 11:01:31 EDT 2012

For what it's worth, I'm still on XP (I get a machine wit Win 7 on it
sometime this Summer or Fall) and saw the same situation IE8, Firefox

and Google Chrome 19.0.1084.56 m.  I also checked using Safari for
Windows 5.17, which rendered it properly and Opera 12, which did the

as Chrome.


Unfortunately you have no control over what browser your patrons use
outside of the computers in your library, so some of them may

have difficulties with the diacritics regardless of which font you


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From: Web technologies in libraries [mailto:WEB4LIB at LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On
Behalf Of Alan Boyd
Sent: Wednesday, June 20, 2012 8:22 PM
Subject: [WEB4LIB] Google Chrome and LC diacritic display


So IE and Firefox display most LC diacritics just fine, but I can't get
Google Chrome (w/autodetect or UTF-8 encoding) to play nice.  What's the



Alan Boyd
Associate Director of Libraries
Oberlin College Library
148 W. College St.
Oberlin, OH 44074-1532
440-775-6586 (fax)
alan.boyd at <mailto:alan.boyd at> 


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