Hi, I am trying to add occasional special characters (eg, accents, umlauts) to the mysql db and return them successfully. When I try to display the results I get a totally different character. The weird thing is that when I add it from a textarea and display it, everything is fine. When I add it in a textbox it does not work fine. Any ideas would be most gratefully appreciated. Thanks Mark
What sort of textbox are you talking about? HTML's standard text input or rather an awt component, a swing componenet, etc?
Joined: May 14, 2001
Hi Thanks for responding....I am using the standard HTML textbox and textarea in my JSP. Cheers Mark
Joined: Aug 14, 2001
So, to clarify... You're attempting to dump these special characters into a MySQL database via standard HTML controls, ie, text inputs and text areas. When you do so via a text area and then display your text all is well, however, when you do so via a text input...it doesn't work out. Do I understand your issue before I attempt to duplicate this? Cory