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Subject Re: RE: Character Encodig/ CodePage Problem
Date Thu, 02 Dec 2004 07:53:04 GMT
the HTML  code is generated by a servlet and the Character encoding has been set with the
follwing code-snippet:

res.setContentType("text/html; charset=iso-8859-1"); Even the Browser says it  is the encoding.

The result after testing various Codepages :

charset=utf-8 the only difference concering the Umlaut is that the browser cannot transform
them properly, shown with an "?" instead of the wanted character.

charset=iso-8859-1 does not have the transforming problem, just that transforming result is
rather strange. (Ä = Ž; Ö = ™ ; I hope this viewed properly)

Therefore it seems that the problem is not related to the code, rather the plattform-settings.

Any hints where I can change the character setting for the tomcat?
Bye Saffina
>do your jsps have these directives at the very top (although they ought to be these values
by default, certainly in servlet 2.4 spec - but I see you are using Tomcat 4, so maybe it
was different then).
><%@ page contentType="text/html;charset=ISO-8859-1" %>
><%@ page pageEncoding="ISO-8859-1" %>
>-----Original Message----- 
>From: S.Esters [] 
>Sent: Wed 01/12/2004 20:08 
>Subject: Character Encodig/ CodePage Problem
>	Hi,
>	the problem concerns the displaying of german Umlaute such as äöü The OS is
>	NW65 out of the box with Apache 2.0.49 and tomcat 4.1.28, JVM 1.4.2_02.
>	The german Umlaute in the servlet generated HTML-Code is not displayed
>	properly even though the character-encoding in the Web-Browser is
>	iso-8859-1.
>	I assume that the problem is related to the TomCat Configuration or the
>	combination of the OS, TomCat and Apache.
>	Is it possible that this is well known problem and where can I find a
>	solution for it?
>	Is it possible to determine the character-encoding for an application within
>	the TomCat and where can it done?
>	The same servlet and request from a Unix Enviroment does work fine,
>	therefore the coding can not be wrong all the way!
>	Bye Soapy
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