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Replacement .DLL that fixes incorrect character display in 1-2-3 R9.8 and 9.8.1

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This document contains a link to a patch that fixes a problem in IBM Lotus 1-2-3 in which Danish or German foreign language character do not paste correctly.

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This document contains a link to a patch that fixes a problem in 1-2-3 R9.8 and 9.8.1 in which foreign language characters, such as the Danish "æ ø å Æ Ø Å" or German "Ü", when copied from web pages do not paste correctly into 1-2-3. NOTE: The patch does not work for all UTF-8 characters. It will work for characters that become 2-byte after UTF-8 encoding, such as "æ". It will not work for characters that become 3-byte or more after UTF-8 encoding. The fix also does not work for the Euro character.


Existing install of 1-2-3 9.8 or 9.8.1.

Installation instructions

IMPORTANT: By downloading and using this Code, you agree to these terms and conditions: The software samples, updates and fixes ("Code") available in this archive or on this web site for this Program are copyrighted materials. By clicking the download link below, you agree that the Code is provided under, and is subject to, the terms and conditions of the license agreement(s) which accompanied or were contained in the copy or copies of the Program for which you are obtaining the Code. You are not authorized to install or use the Code except as part of a Program for which you have a valid Proof of Entitlement or other authorization as specified in such license agreement(s). You further agree that you will comply with all applicable laws and export regulations. The patch's .ZIP file contains a replacement L14HTML.DLL file. 1. Exit Lotus 1-2-3 (9.8/9.8.1). 2. Make a backup of your original lotus\123\l14html.dll. 3. Double-click the link below or use the following URL to download the file to a temporary directory: 4. Unzip the file and copy the new l14html.dll file to your lotus\123 directory. 5. Reboot and relaunch 1-2-3.

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DOWNLOAD RELEASE DATE LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes) Download Options 2/25/2004 English 28600 FTP

Product Alias/Synonym

Lotus SmartSuite
Lotus 1-2-3

Document information

More support for: Lotus End of Support Products
Lotus 1-2-3 for Windows

Software version: 9.8, 9.8.1

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 4006468

Modified date: 26 February 2004

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