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Hi

I am retrieving the data from MS Access database using stand alone java client. One of the columns in the table contains UTF-8 character (Japanese). When I fetch the data and print on the console it is not showing me the actual value, instead I am getting junk data with ???. I have also set the character encoding to UTF-8 as part of my connection string but still it is not working. What could be the possible reason for this?

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Please show your code.
 
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When I sysout the value. It is coming as ???. I am using eclipse as an IDE and have the character encoding there as well to UTF-8 and still it is not working.
 
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The console, to which System.out prints (and System.err as well), cannot handle Unicode characters, or almost anything that isn't ASCII. It's not a Java limitation.
 
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