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XML Encoding problem

Jonathan Gerrish
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Joined: Mar 25, 2003
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Hi,

Having trouble with encoding related to an XML translation, the XML comes to me as a byte array, its encoded using extended latin. I think the following code should work, I set the encoding where I can, both on the creation of the input source, and prior to the transformation, however, the transformation does not work. (Output is just the header XML line)

InputSource dteInputSource =
new InputSource(new ByteArrayInputStream(contents[1].getBytes()));
dteInputSource.setEncoding("ISO-8859-1");

Property outputProps = new Properties();
props.setProperty(OutputKeys.ENCODING, "ISO-8859-1");
transformer.transform( xslName, new SAXSource(dteInputSource),
new StreamResult(oagWriter), props);

However, when I preform the same transformation, but reading the input as a file: -

InputSource dteInputSource =
new InputSource(new FileInputStream("myInput.xml"));

The transformation works as expected. The transformer reference is a wrapper class for JAXP Transformer and I am sure this is OK, I think the problem is to do with how I am trying to encode the byte stream.

Can anyone shed some light on this for me?

Many thanks, Jonathan.
 
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