Encoding is the process of transforming a set of Unicode characters into a sequence of bytes. In contrast, decoding is the process of transforming a sequence of encoded bytes into a set of Unicode characters.

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Reset character encoding on a page layout in Visual Studio. Reset back to UTF-8

How do I reset a page layout character encoding back to UTF-8 in visual studio? I'm having a solution in visual studio with all my page layouts, masterpages etc. When developing I've been mocking ...
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While using REST API to get a list by title, there is a problem getting a list whose name contains the '&' character

I have already tried encoding the '&' as %26 in the request URL. It didn't work. Please suggest something else.
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& appearing as &amp when viewing record

I have a dropdown box which has options like New, O & R, Old. When I choose the O & R option, it appears fine in the list but when I view the record it appears like O & R. Why is that ...
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How to change text encoding when inserting values inside a sharepoint list using powershell?

I'm using french words with special characters like "é" "à" etc. When I trying to insert text in my list fields using powershell, it does insert the values but the characters aren't well encoded. For ...
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Allowing illegal characters in workspace name

I have a workspace where I would like users to be able to use apostrophes in the title. This, as we know isn't an OOTB possibility since it will result in an an error as below when trying for example ...
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Export to Excel adds  to currency field in sharepoint 2013

I am trying to export the data to .xls file using below code GridView2.DataSource = dt; GridView2.DataBind(); DirectoryInfo dir = new DirectoryInfo(@"C:\New List Reports"); ...
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What encoding is used for the string returned by SPWeb.GetFileAsString(url) Method

I cannot find any documentation from microsoft regarding what encoding is used to read the file content when using the SPWeb.GetFileAsString(url). Does anyone know?
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Remove URL encoding from hyperlink field

I have a Task list, with some custom fields. One of the fields is a hyperlink field which contains a link to a document set that is related to the task. The task is created via the server object ...
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Stop sharepoint from reformatting html

I have a site page where I am trying to add a link to a particular calendar in outlook web access. The URL is ...
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SPFile.OpenBinary - Encoding Issues

I am copying some SharePoint pages from one site collection to another and I noticed that certain special characters get mangled up in the destination file. Here is an example: Source Text: Nous ...
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utf-16 encoded email in sharepoint 2010 is possibile?

Is it possibile to send an html email encoded in utf-16 with sharepoint 2010? My problem is that I have a message body wich can contain accented characters which on the receiving end are displayed ...
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Sharepoint 2010 outgoing emails encoding issue

I have several workflows which send email notifications. Some of the outgoing emails have very strange titles, like the following: Скоро срок СЃдачи поручРµния СоздатСЊ расписаниРµ по дисциплинам ...
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Specify character encoding in webpart

really simple: I have a visual webpart with danish letters (æøå) which is malformed when deployed - most likely as a result of the wrong characterset encoding. How would I go about specifying this in ...
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Encoding problems in SharePoint2007 recycle bin

I am having problems with the Encoding in SharePoint recycle bin.I have create an item with title "abcabc",after deletion I went to the recycle bin , I got "弓ᱜ同䢴᪜ޛ翍⺉"as title in recycle bin.I think it ...
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Strange URL Encoding on SharePoint 2010

I'm seeing odd behavior while visiting a SharePoint 2010 website. The parameters that I request are encoded by what seems to be a Base64 encoding algorithm. However, it is definitely not JUST ...
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Add URLEncode attribute to a deployed field definition

Is it possible to add URLEncode to a field in schema.xml, and update the SharePoint site without deleting everything based on the schema? Eg. <Field DisplayName="Internal/External" /> to ...
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ddwrt:EcmaScriptEncode Explained?

Does anyone know exactly what ddwrt:EcmaScriptEncode does? (Which char mappings, etc.?) M.