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How to add a new charset?

James Lee
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Joined: Oct 16, 2006
Posts: 36
Hi everyone,

How can I add Shift_JIS encoding to my java environment so that I can use a string of Japanese chars (e.g., ソqソセ ?

The doc in java.nio.charset.Charset class mentions
Support for new charsets can be added via the service-provider interface defined in the CharsetProvider class.
but I can't figure out how.

thanks,
Lei
austine hsieh
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Joined: Nov 07, 2011
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this problem was resolved?
Paul Clapham
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Joined: Oct 14, 2005
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It wasn't a problem, actually.
Campbell Ritchie
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But welcome to the Ranch austine hsieh
austine hsieh
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Joined: Nov 07, 2011
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in fact,i have a problem in a task,my Company is in Taiwan and our charset was Big5,i get '?' in java program when i receive a file .
but the original file was corrected when i open it by ultraedit or other editor,finally, Someone told me '?' was user defined area in Big5,
So i start google how to fix this problem ,i find "charsets.jar" in jre/lib folder,it's define how to convert character from Big5 to Unicode ,
then i have two idea to fix it and i don't change any code in my program.
one, i fix the mapping class in charsets.jar and repackage it,but i think it's not good idea
two, i use CharsetProvider class replace it,but i have no idea how to start it.
Anyone can help me?
 
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