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Re: German umlauts in pgadmin III

From: Andreas Pflug <pgadmin(at)pse-consulting(dot)de>
To: Albin Blaschka <Albin(dot)Blaschka(at)bal(dot)bmlfuw(dot)gv(dot)at>
Cc: "'pgadmin-support(at)postgresql(dot)org'" <pgadmin-support(at)postgresql(dot)org>,Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
Subject: Re: German umlauts in pgadmin III
Date: 2003-10-23 11:02:55
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Albin Blaschka wrote:

>>Thanks for all the answers, I solved the problem with "converting" my
>>databases to Latin1...
>>(dumping the data, dropping the DB, recreate it with Latin1, reloading
>>Was quite an effort, but did it and without problems...
>>BTW: PGAdmin III, V1.01 did *not* work in that case (displaying german
>>umlaute properly...)
>>** Albin Blaschka, Mag. rer. nat.
>>** BAL Gumpenstein
>>** Projekt: Landschaft und Landwirtschaft im Wandel
>>** Tel.: 03682 / 22451 - 244
>>** No trees were killed in the creation of this message.
>>** However, many electrons were terrible inconvenienced.
>>Von: 	Dave Page[SMTP:dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk]
>>Gesendet: 	Mittwoch, 22. Oktober 2003 13:28
>>An: 	Andreas Pflug; Albin Blaschka
>>Cc: 	pgadmin-support(at)postgresql(dot)org; Reinhard Resch; Wilhelm Graiss
>>Betreff: 	RE: [pgadmin-support] German umlauts in pgadmin III
>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>From: Andreas Pflug [mailto:pgadmin(at)pse-consulting(dot)de] 
>>>Sent: 20 October 2003 10:07
>>>To: Albin Blaschka
>>>Cc: 'pgadmin-support(at)postgresql(dot)org'; Reinhard Resch; Wilhelm Graiss
>>>Subject: Re: [pgadmin-support] German umlauts in pgadmin III
>>>Umlaute are no ascii chars, so they can't converted to unicode.
>>>V1.0.1 which was released some days ago has a workaround for 
>>>miscoded databases, leaving encoding conversions to the 
>>>client if the db is created SQL_ASCII.
>>I just ran into this on my system with the £ symbol (UK Pound symbol, not
>>#), however the fix doesn't seem to work in CVS tip - Any column that
>>contains a £ value anywhere in it shows up as having a null value. At very
>>least I would expect to see an 'unknown char' symbol in place of the pound
>>sign, and the rest of the string intact.
>>Regards, Dave.

While the conversion *is* correctly determined for each connection, it 
wasn't applied in pgSet...
Done now (head and trunk).


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