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From Ronald Klop <ronald-mailingl...@base.nl>
Subject Re: getting "?" instead of "¢"
Date Mon, 17 Jul 2006 11:44:47 GMT
On Mon Jul 17 12:16:00 CEST 2006 Tomcat Users List <users@tomcat.apache.org> wrote:
> This is not a matter of saving the jsp/html file on server with the good 
> charset, this is a matter of using the correct entity reference (&cent;) 
> which is supposed to be displayable by any html 2.0 compliant browser.
 There are more possibilities for the same thing. In the original question there is no mention
about where the character is coming from. If it is something an user submits in a form and
is stored in the database and then displayed in another webpage you can not asume the user
to type &cent;.

Ronald.
>  Ronald Klop wrote:
> > On Mon Jul 17 08:55:56 CEST 2006 Tomcat Users List 
> > <users@tomcat.apache.org> wrote:
> >> Hi All,
> >>
> >> I need some help from you. I need to display Cent(¢) symbol on 
> >> browser. I am
> >> getting ? symbol instead, what could be the problem, please explain me.
> >>
> >> Thank you.
> >>
> >> balaraju
> > Hello,
> >
> > Use the method ServletResponse.setCharacterEncoding("UTF-8") in a 
> > Servlet or contentType="text/html; charset=UTF-8" in a jsp page.
> > http://java.sun.com/products/jsp/syntax/1.2/syntaxref1210.html#15653
> >
> > But charset issues are tricky because all you files need to use a 
> > known charset. And if you use a database it needs to have a supported 
> > charset also.
> > If your editor saves files in iso-8859-1 the problem is already there 
> > and the browser wil never see the right character. So you need to 
> > debug where the character is correct for the last time.
> >
> > Ronald.
> >
> >
> 
> 
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