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Filter Non Ascii characters

Raghu Sha
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Joined: Feb 02, 2013
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How to filter Non Ascii characters from user input using web filter.
Please share the sample code.

K. Tsang

Joined: Sep 13, 2007
Posts: 3131

You will need to write a CharacterEncodingFilter setting the encoding to say UTF8 for the response and request. If you are not familiar with writing a filter writing javax.servlet.filter

Remember to add this Filter to your web.xml file.

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Raghu Sha
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Joined: Feb 02, 2013
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I am using Spring MVC, do i need to write seperate filter for filtering Non Ascii characters or spring provides implementation?
I agree. Here's the link:
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