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Request character encoding.

Hello.

I need to know how can I change the character encoding of request to other then default.

For example I want it be a "UTF-8", but the default is "US-ASCII".

I tried to change it via the "config tool" (Alone->services->http->Encoding), did a restart to a SAP_J2EE server, but when I look in the debugger the instance of HttpServletRequest still has it's

characterEncoding property set to null (default).

Any ideas how to make it happen?

Thanks in advance.

Maxim Avezbakiev.

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    Posted on Sep 15, 2003 at 05:11 PM

    Hello Maxim,

    you have to do this on a servlet by servlet or JSP by JSP basis.

    For example in a servlet you would set prior to the beginning of the body the statement request.setCharacterEncofing("...utf8").

    If it is a JSP you set the charset in the page directive. For more information on this topic please refere to http://java.sun.com/products/jsp/tags/11/syntaxref118.html

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      Hello.

      Thank you for your reply.

      I already found a more general solution -- and it is use of the Filters that were introduce in Servlet 2.3.

      In a few words -- the custom filter will be invoked before the request will parse any parameters and there you can call for a request.setCharacterEncoding() method.

      Thanks.

      Maxim.

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