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I'm on a shared hosting which runs Apache on a Windows server. I am running Linux and I have uploaded some files that should be accessible directly via a public URL (that is known only by a few people). Now, some of these files contains accented characters (ex: "encyclopédie.pdf") but the file index show the files with replacement symbols (ex: "encyclopédie.pdf"). Can I correct this via .htaccess specifying the charset of the index? Or do I have to rename the files without accents?

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Alright, after some digging, here is what I have found (and it works).

IndexOptions Charset=UTF-8

Cheers!

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