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From "Allistair Crossley" <Allistair.Cross...@QAS.com>
Subject RE: Character Encodig/ CodePage Problem
Date Thu, 02 Dec 2004 12:27:30 GMT
where are you pulling the actual character data from? a database or is in *in* the jsp?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: esters@saffina.de [mailto:esters@saffina.de]
> Sent: 02 December 2004 07:53
> To: tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Character Encodig/ CodePage Problem
> 
> 
> Hi,
> 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" %>
> > 
> >Allistair.
> > 
> >-----Original Message----- 
> >From: S.Esters [mailto:esters@saffina.de] 
> >Sent: Wed 01/12/2004 20:08 
> >To: tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org 
> >Cc: 
> >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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