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Letters with accent

Micheline Dax

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 10
Hello everybody.

I suppose this is a somewhat recurent question, but as always, I didn't managed to find a satisfying answer...

Here is my problem :

- I'm developping an web application for french users that can type accentuated letters in forms.
- I store the information in DB and everything is ok.
- I get it back, display it in jsp (with jstl of course! ), everything still ok.

Now I want to capitalise some words.

I use the apache String taglibs :

That one correctly uppercase the accentuated letter, (for ex '�' in '�').
Still fine.

But now, I want the <str:upperCase> to transform the accentuated letters
in UNaccentuated letters, for ex '�' in 'E'.

I'm not a 'character encoding' guru, so I humbly beg for any help to solve that problem !

Thanks in advance,

[ May 16, 2005: Message edited by: Bear Bibeault ]
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"omera omera",

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alan do
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extend and override the custom tag.

-/a<br />certified slacker...yes, my last name is 'do' - <a href="" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"></a>
I agree. Here's the link:
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