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From Simone Cornacchia <seancro...@yahoo.com>
Subject problems with accented characters in Italian
Date Fri, 30 Jun 2006 07:51:06 GMT
Hi all

I'm trying to write an Excel sheet with some non-standard (but very
common in Italian) characters in it, such as à, è etc. The XLS file is
created correctly, but instead of the expected charaters I get a weird &#65533; 

Here's my code:

... ... ...
workbook = new HSSFWorkbook();
sheet = workbook.createSheet('sample sheet');
row = sheet.createRow(0);
cell = row.createCell(0);
... ... ...

Quite simple, isn'y it ?
Nevertheless the accented characters get lost when I open the XLS file with Excel.
I use Office Professional Edition 2003, italian version

Any idea would be greatly appreciated !

Thanks in advance !

 Sean "Siúl Ar An Bothar" Crow
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