burton666@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote: > Thanks for the explanation. > BTW, There was a big inaccuracy in what I wrote above. Since 'à' > actually > is an ASCII character (extended ASCII). It's not part of the ASCII character set - only those with values ranging from 0 to 127 (the lower 7 bits), 'à' is encoded differently depending on the character set used, but in Unicode, it has the value 224 (exactly the same as in Latin-1 a.k.a. ISO 8859-1). Bye, Axel.