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From Avik Sengupta <avik.sengu...@itellix.com>
Subject RE: Unicode support question
Date Wed, 21 Jul 2004 13:40:20 GMT
Cool. The setting of Unicode text in a cell is pretty well tested over
the years. So I was surprised. Thanks for clarifying. 

Regards
-
Avik

On Wed, 2004-07-21 at 03:32, Mikael Sitruk wrote:
> Well it seems that the problem was related to the program I used to
> insert non latin one character in the database. I've changed the client
> to one that really support Unicode and I've got the appropriate result
> in POI.
> I have also made the test without the database e.g. directly creating
> Unicode string and sending to POI everything was fine.
> 
> Regards, 
> Mikael.S
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mikael Sitruk [mailto:mikael_s@bezeqint.net] 
> Sent: 20 July, 2004 00:53
> To: poi-dev@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: Unicode support question
> 
> Hi
>  
> I've been using POI for a while, but recently I've tried to check the
> support for Unicode. I'm not really sure that the problem that I
> encounter is related to POI itself, but I would like to share with you
> the fact, hoping that you might help
> I've an oracle database which NLS_LANG is set to ATL32UTF8. I've
> inserted Hebrew character in the database and I able to see them with an
> db editor like TOAD. I fetcht the data using JDBC, with oracle Thin
> driver, and send the data to two kind of output:
> 1.	CSV file using UTF8 encoding
> 2.	POI using the createCell and setEncoding(ENCODING_UTF_16). 
>  
> When I open the CSV file in an editor that support UTF 8, I see
> correctly the Hebrew characters, on the other hand when opening the
> Excel file created by POI I see garbage characters.
> Do you know what might be the problem???
>  
> P.S: The program runs on win2000, with jdk1.4.x, and I create the output
> file by cloning a template created MS excel.
> Thanks, for input.
>  
> 
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