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Getting Undesired Characters in My Strings

 
Steve Dyke
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From a jQuery call I need to send some values to a remote database.

I am sending values like

3.51±.030
6.25±.030

but when checked at the servlet the values are like

3.51±.030
6.25±.030

I have tried escape(var ref) but then I get a value like

3.51%B1.030
 
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You have encoding problems. Read this article:

http://java.sun.com/developer/technicalArticles/Intl/HTTPCharset/
 
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Changing the charset=UTF-8 does not make any difference. I am changing the META tag on my jsp page.
 
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Something like this?



I have run into a similar problem with production code, the data that was being returned as actually stored with the wrong content type. That was fun to figure out since it only failed on Ajax calls.

Eric
 
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Thanks for the help.

The display from the database displayed ok. However when I updated the data is when the extra character would get appended. What I did was add the following to my servlet and is seems to have solved the problem:

 
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