The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #162933   Message #3882635
Posted By: Joe Offer
16-Oct-17 - 05:48 PM
Thread Name: Tech: Mudcat SEARCH engine tips-try the Filter
Subject: RE: Tech: why can't I use the Mudcat search engine
I tried copy-pasting German text from Firefox three different ways, and none of them worked. The umlauts showed up as question marks. The text I used was, which has plenty of umlauts. I copied from the visible text and pasted it into a message box. Then I pasted the same text into an "edit" bos, and then I pasted the source text into an edit box - on all three attempts, no cigar.

But if I use the ampersand code, ü - it will work:

My favorite is the "s-zed ligature," ß - it will work, too: (done from Firefox)