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transfering Euro (?) character

indra sen

Joined: Jun 08, 2007
Posts: 27
i am submitting a request in a form,which has comments input box.
When i write Euro character ,it is converting to ? ,when i am doing request.getParameter in servlet.
any help,
thanks in advance...
Baseet Ahmed
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Joined: Dec 18, 2006
Posts: 225

I am also facing similar problem.
When I am converiting the input from int to char for the range
0-255. It is giving the result for 0-127.And for the range 128-159 it is showing ? character.
Then for the range 160-255 giving the result.
I think this might be due to jvm version problem on particular platform.(not 100% sure)

Please suggest...

Thank you.

Tip: Sincerity is mother of all acheivements.
poorna prakash parvathala

Joined: Dec 18, 2006
Posts: 20
hi your problem is because of the character encoding of the Request

to ensure the character encoding is 'UTF-8', you can place this in you JSP

<%@page pageEncoding="UTF-8" contentType="text/html; charset=UTF-8"%>

or if your page is simple HTML then

you can include the same inforamation in meta tag

<meta http-equiv = "Content-Type"; content="text/html";charset="UTF-8">

Poorna Prakash<br /> <br />SCJP 1.4 (90%), SCWCD (planning)
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