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An Unicode (UTF8 : right arrow ->) validation

joshua asem
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Joined: Aug 21, 2008
Posts: 13
An Unicode (UTF8 : right arrow ->) coming from database need to validate at my Java program and replacing it with "blank". Could some give some idea on this. Thanks in advance.

Joshua


Cheers,
Joshua
Campbell Ritchie
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I think you need to provide more details, please.
Manhar Puri
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Joined: Aug 23, 2005
Posts: 41
You can convert the UTF-8 bytes to Unicode as shown below by the pseudo code. The compare it as a string in Java and replace with empty string.

byte[] utf8 = <whatever data is>
// Convert from UTF-8 to Unicode
string = new String(utf8, "UTF-8");


Hope this helps.
 
 
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