These instructions explain how to post non-English content in Penn State's Course Management System ANGEL 7.4.
There are several tools available in the ANGEL HTML Editor for entering foreign language and math including the special character, insert equation, and superscript/subscript tools.
To access the HTML Editor click the HTML Editor link between designated text area fields within ANGEL. The HTML editor can be accessed in discussion boards, the syllabus tool, the calendar tool, thr quiz tool, the page tool and elsewhere.
Note: For best results, use the ANGEL HTML Editor tool with either Internet Explorer 7+ or Firefox 3.
The HTML Editor allows ANGEL users to insert common foreign language letters and symbols by clicking the Insert Latin (Æ) button.
See the HTML Editor: Special Characters help topic for more details.
Note: This tool may not be available in all HTML Editor menus. See the HTML Editor: Superscript and Subscript help topic for more details.
Students have access to the HTML Editor in several locations:
The HTML Editor is not available to students taking a fill-in the-blank quiz, but accent codes can be used instead.
If students or instructors see "???" instead of an accented character, they may need to switch encoding to Western/ISO-8859-1/Latin-1 or to Unicode (UTF-8).
Note: The encoding menu is under the View menu in most browsers, except for Internet Explorer. See instructions for specific browsers for more details:
Instructors can also HTML entity codes such as ñ for ñ to minimize viewing incompatibilities.
Note: These codes can be used everywhere EXCEPT fill-in-the blank quizzes. If incompatabilites arise, make sure both the instructor and student are viewing ANGEL in Western European/ISO-8859-1/Latin 1 encoding.
These techniques should be used with Asian, Cyrillic, Middle Eastern, or Classical languages.
If an instructor or student needs to input content in another script, such as Cyrillic, East Asian characters, Arabic, or Hebrew, then use the following steps.
Note: This works both inside and outside the HTML Editor.
If you have entered the characters in the HTML Editor mode, you may see that the browser converted the typed text to the Unicode numeric escape characters (e.g., Д for Cyrillic Д). See the By Language page for details for your language's numeric codes.
To edit the numeric codes
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