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Character encoding: Foreign characters not displayed correctly in XML and JSP

 
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Hi,

I have created an xml in which are some special characters. In the browser the characters are displayed as black rhombus with ? inside it. Now I want to parse this xml and display on JSP, the characters are now displayed as ½½½ .

I don't have any clue why this happens. How do I resolve this?

Please help.
Nik.
 
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It's not easy. You didn't say how you created the document. You didn't say how you caused it to be displayed in the browser. There are plenty of opportunities for you to specify the wrong charset. Did you take any precautions at any time to make sure the correct charset was being used? Let me give you a couple of links:

Character Conversions from Browser to Database

The skew.org XML Tutorial
 
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