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Encoding of Files Generated by HTML Export

In v5.1.0, Tinderbox HTML export included a byte-order mark (BOM) to help browsers and other tools to recognise that the exported files are UTF-8. The BOM was dropped from v5.5.0 export, though output is still encoded as UTF-8. The BOM was dropped as so many other apps don't understand BOMs (it is a standard but one most apps' authors have chosen to actively ignore) and this caused a problem for onward use of exported data..

HTML export can export all sorts of mark-up, but for actual HTML it is advisable to add the following for the section of the exported page's source:

<meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8"> 

This makes it even easier for ensure a web browser to figure the encoding to expect within web page it is opening.

Possible relevant notes (via "Similar Notes" feature):

A Tinderbox Reference File : Import/Export/Formatting : Encoding of Files Generated by HTML Export