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Special character string display

 
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Hi All,

I am parsing the xml which i am getting from serverside, and displaying the string on Android UI.

At one tag of xml I am getting some special characters "Atrévete a Soñar". On android phone and wordpad it shows same, But If I open same xml in mozilla it shows same string as "Atrévete a Soñar". I want to display this on Android UI same like how it shows in mozilla. Is there any string conversion code in JAVA by which I can do this?

Thanks in advance
Nehel
 
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What encoding is the file in? How are you handling that?
 
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I have not done any encoding. Let me know if I neet to to do any encoding. This is simple text (string) coming from server and I am displaying on android UI.
 
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Every time you have text that goes beyond US-ASCII you need to concern yourself with encoding. Start by finding out which encoding the XML file is in that the server sends you; being XML, it may have that information in ?xml processing directive. If so, make sure that the actual encoding is the same as what's specified by that directive.
 
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Hey I got the solution




I did this and now I am getting Spanish characters correctly instead of junk characters.
output: strSpanish : Atrévete a Soñar (how I wanted ) :-)

I have reffered below link
http://java.sun.com/developer/technicalArticles/Intl/HTTPCharset/
 
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