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Re: Troubles using German Umlauts with JDBC

From: Dave Cramer <Dave(at)micro-automation(dot)net>
To: Alexander Troppmann <talex(at)globalinxs(dot)de>
Cc: pgsql-jdbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Troubles using German Umlauts with JDBC
Date: 2001-09-04 13:54:27
Message-ID: 999611669.1171.7.camel@inspiron.cramers (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
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You have to set the encoding when you make the connection.

Properties props = new Properties();
Connection con = DriverManager.getConnection(url,props);
where encoding is the proper encoding for your database

On Tue, 2001-09-04 at 09:16, Alexander Troppmann wrote:
> Hi,
>   we have troubles with German umlauts (e.g.: äüÖ) using the Postgresql JDBC
>   driver form the 7.1.2 distribution... already tried to debug our Java
>   software but it seems that the database driver modifies the umlauts in any
>   way - a debug before any INSERT or after a SELECT query shows that the
>   umlaut "ü" for example gets lost on the way though the JDBC driver...
>   So e.g. the attribute city='München' gets "M\?nchen" when testing the JDBC
>   driver using a simple Java program.
>   Any idea what happens?
>   Best regards,
>   Alex T.
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