Apostrophes (‘) are turning into inverted question marks ( ¿).

Apostrophes (‘) are turning into inverted question marks ( ¿).

I'm using JIRA v7.1.4 and writing text from a Windows 7 machine, an oracle database is being used at the backend. Does anyone know what is causing this and how I can fix it ? 

Thanks

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I guess you are using the wrong encoding. Make sure everything is configured for using UTF-8.

Ok, thanks. How/Where can I find this setting ?

 

I'm a complete Jira/Attlasian newbie...

Joe Pitt Community Champion Aug 03, 2016

I've seen that with the 'smart quotes' are entered and not interpreted correctly in Oracle.

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