How can I save text with European accents (umlauts, accent grave, etc) in ISO 8859-15 format on a windows machine with MS Office installed.
I need to be able to export these text files to an embedded linux system.
Don't have Office/Word, so can't tell if you can specify a very specific encoding when saving a text file, as you can with Mac's TextEdit or Linux's gedit. Windows' Notepad and Wordpad seems to be limited to "ANSI" (Windows-1252), UTF-16 or UTF-8. Therefore....
All of the printable characters in ISO-8859-15 (and the more standard "Latin 1" 8859-1) are in the default Windows-1252 encoding. (The trick is that a few of the characters are in different places.) So any program/editor that will save to a text file should not mangle/lose those particular accented characters. You then need a program to convert to 8859-15.
Linux and Mac have the