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Old 05-28-2010, 08:09 PM   #1
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Converting certain punctuations from text to epub

I have some texts that I'd like to convert to epub. These text files contain strange punctuations, such as “ , ” , as well as ’ .

A snippet of an original text looks something like this:

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His companion smiled a rugged smile of warm cynicism. “You can’t believe? Me neither, man. Me neither.”
But when I converted the text to epub, the punctuations were replaced by question marks in the calibre viewer as well as my ebook reader (the first pic attached). If I selected "transliterate unicode characters to ascii" option, these punctuations disappeared completely (as in the second pic).

Is there a solution to this weird problem that I have, besides converting every “,” and ’ into the normal " and '?

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Old 05-28-2010, 08:44 PM   #2
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Old 05-28-2010, 09:27 PM   #3
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A big thank-you!! "cp1252" solves the problem completely.
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