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umlat character problem

praveen kumar gowda
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Joined: Feb 20, 2012
Posts: 23
i have database which consists of data which includes umlat characters...so when i fetch the data from the database and trying to display it on jsp,it is showing some different vaule,say for example,

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Tim Moores
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Joined: Sep 21, 2011
Posts: 2408
Apparently the encoding isn't set correctly somewhere. Best practice these days is to use UTF-8 everywhere. Is the DB set to use that? Are you setting the Content-Type header in the JSP correctly?
praveen kumar gowda
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Joined: Feb 20, 2012
Posts: 23
Hi Tim,


is it required to set both DB and application side?
please let me know how to set ...
Tim Moores
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Joined: Sep 21, 2011
Posts: 2408
Yes, you need to handle it with the same encoding everywhere. Check the documentation of whichever DB you're using for how to do that. Generally, that needs to be done when the DB is first created.
 
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