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From Joerg Heinicke <>
Subject Re: Cforms and Character Encoding
Date Tue, 22 Jan 2008 09:06:13 GMT
On 08.12.2007 13:37, Peter Sparkes wrote:

> I am using Cforms in Cocoon 2.1.10 to amend an XML file. The character 
> encoding is UTF-8
> The Euro sign € gets converted to â&#130;¬ and UK pound sign £ to £
>> from the field widget. I am using the saveDocument function from the 
> samples and have set
> transformer.setOutputProperty(Packages.javax.xml.transform.OutputKeys.ENCODING, 
> "UTF-8");
> Please, how do I correct this problem?

I can't tell you how to correct it since I don't know where it goes 
wrong. But what happens is that a 2-byte-character (as in UTF-8) is read 
byte by byte (as in ISO-8859-1). Maybe it is only a problem with 
watching the file without an encoding-aware editor which reads it in 


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