Windows line breaks and accents


Hi to all,

I'm a developer and I've been having an issue for quite a while. I work in English and in French. My Mac OS X is in US.

When I receive .sql files from an exported database, from a windows platform, I have issues with the line breaks and the accents. "é" become to "È" and every other letter that has an accent also has it's own "transformation".

When I try to import the .sql file to give content to a database, I always get an error because of the line breaks that it cannot "understand", giving me a syntax error. Usually for the "create" tables.

For the content, I have to find & replace each accented letter with it's correct one.

Has anyone found a convertor or am I doing something wrong?

Thanks in advance.