UltraEdit Ver 5 provided a viable workaround for a problem I was never able to understand or fix. The workaround, however, no longer works in my new Ver 16. I know the problem is not with UE, but, after a zillion hours of floundering, I think the community of UE users is the group most likely to be able to suggest a solution to the problem, or at least how to get the UE workaround working again.
So: I compose email in M/S Word in Windows, then cut and paste it into the AOL Write text box. Although it all looks right on my PC, many special characters, like the apostrophe in contractions, are garbled when the recipient gets it. AOL spell-checking fixes these characters one word at a time, but the workaround took only a few clicks and was simply to paste first into UE, then cut and paste from UE into AOL. The apostrophe, for instance, was changed from X92 to X27 going through UE Ver 5.
There must be a general concept I am missing here since I have had this problem over the lifetime of many versions of Windows, Word, and AOL.
Thanks in advance for whatever insight and help you can provide.
George A. McClain