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evoluzione
Jul 24, 2004, 03:18 PM
i'm going through some old text documents and they have all these characters in them...

for example %20 %3f %0a etc etc

now i know some of them, like the %20 is a space, and i think i've figured out %3f, which is a ?

does anyone have a list of the rest??? i'm trying to decipher the following as soon as i can

%20
%22
%27
%3f
%0a
%09

can anyone help? what are these even called??

i need to figure this out quick as i need to get the results on the new website :)

jerkypnut
Jul 24, 2004, 03:46 PM
Go here: http://www.asciitable.com/
The numbers you have correspond to the "Hx" (hexadecimal) column, and the characters you want are in the "char" column.
For example: %09 (or "9" on this table) is a horizontal tab. %Oa (or "A") is the new line chracter (carriage return).

evoluzione
Jul 24, 2004, 04:00 PM
Go here: http://www.asciitable.com/
The numbers you have correspond to the "Hx" (hexadecimal) column, and the characters you want are in the "char" column.
For example: %09 (or "9" on this table) is a horizontal tab. %Oa (or "A") is the new line chracter (carriage return).



perfect, thank you!

Doctor Q
Jul 24, 2004, 06:34 PM
You might also see the same hex representation in two other contexts:

* in URLs, where there is an % in front of the two-digit hex code

* in e-mail bodies that have been encoded with the "quoted printable" method, where there is an = in front of the two-digit hex code (or at the end of a line).