1. Joined : Nov 2016
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       2 Weeks Ago #1

    How do I restore text that changed to question marks on wordpad file


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  2. Joined : Jun 2014
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       2 Weeks Ago #2

    Unless you made a backup I don't think you can.
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  3. Joined : Aug 2016
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       2 Weeks Ago #3

    @golaiet2 Where did this file come from? what format is the file? What language was it written in? Has it ever displayed correctly, on yours or another machine?

    Question marks are usually a sign that you don't have the font required to display the characters, possibly they are multi-part UTF-8 or Unicode characters.
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  4. Joined : Nov 2016
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    Windows 10
       2 Weeks Ago #4

    Bree said: View Post
    @golaiet2 Where did this file come from? what format is the file? What language was it written in? Has it ever displayed correctly, on yours or another machine?
    Question marks are usually a sign that you don't have the font required to display the characters, possibly they are multi-part UTF-8 or Unicode characters.
    This is a wordpad file I typed in Hebrew and because I saved it on ANSI it made all the question marks, I tried replacing the coding option to UTF-8 and all the other options but it wont work, my only option as Iv read is to search for a temp file that contains the original Hebrew text before I saved it, since I did not restart or reboot my pc yet, how do I do that ?
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  5. Joined : Nov 2016
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       1 Week Ago #5

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