Equisys technical notes

Technical guidance, explanations and fixes for our products

PRB: € (Euro) character is removed from faxes when sent via ZSUBMIT



ID: ZTN1187

This Zetafax technical note applies to:

  • Zetafax version and earlier


When you send a fax containing the € (Euro) currency character using ZSUBMIT, the character may be replaced with a p (Invalid) or blank character.


The default font used by the Zetafax server does not contain the Euro character as part of its character set.


If you want submit files to contain the Euro within the fax message then you must specify a true type font at the beginning of the %%[TEXT] section in the submit (*.SUB) file.

The example below is using Arial 10 point.

%%[F O N T:Arial,10]

Please find attached invoice for € 150.00


Sam Smith


This has been identified by Equisys as a problem with the software versions given above.


For additional information on ZSUBMIT, please see the following Zetafax technical note:


Last updated: 13 December 2001 (SV/DH)

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