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When text is redrawn on an ASP.NET Web page in Netscape Navigator 4.x, square boxes appear instead of the original text. This problem does not occur in Netscape Navigator versions 6.0 and later.
ASP.NET uses a default encoding of UTF-8. This problem occurs because Netscape Navigator 4.x encounters problems when it redisplays UTF-8 encoded text.
To work around this problem, add the following text to change the encoding for the affected ASP.NET Web page:
To change the encoding in the entire Web Application project, change the following line in the Web.config file from
A redraw can occur under the following circumstances:
Article ID: 309548 - Last Review: October 24, 2013 - Revision: 2.2