Re: TECH: weirdness???
|From:||Stephen Mulraney <ataltanie@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, February 26, 2003, 1:27|
> Roger Mills wrote:
> >One of my files, which I've been working on in Wordpad, has suddenly
> >acquired a vast amount of strange symbols when I open it---
> >row upon row of blank boxes
> >row upon row of ÿ (y-umlaut) with the occasional thorn interspersed.
> >odd series of letters, odd lists of characters (as if I'd been playing with
> >the Alt-Num stuff)
Not much use, I know, but y-umlaut is 255 (hex FF), i.e. all bits on. I've had
files corrupted this way before, too.
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