How are you entering these characters? And what do these characters look like when you inspect them using something like Chrome Inspector or Firebug?
I'm copy and pasting from a web browser. Also I'm not famialr with Chrome Inspector and Firebug, but when I look in the name_edge.JS file, I see this:
(not sure if thats what you would be looking for, but thats where text and stuff is being stored I assume)
It appears this way for the working and non working pages.
Yep, it looks like something got munged in your copy and paste. There are a couple of things you can do:
- Re-enter the codes manually by copying and pasting the accent from a native application like TextEdit or Notepad
- Re-enter the codes manually by changing your keyboard or using the Unicode entry method on Windows, as resdesign suggests
- Use the web shortcuts like é
Hope that helps!