Changing default encoding

jean.moser jean.moser at wanadoo.fr
Wed Oct 8 23:21:53 CEST 2003


Hi !

I need help to solve the problem of the special characters used by european western languages, for example  French.
Word is my word-processing tool.I can save the files in txt format but special characters like é are transformed in \xe9 when I read the files in Python. How do I proceed to get the original files in latin-1 ?
Thanks for your help.

Jean
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