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accent char in php

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hello all

i have a problam inserting french accent chars into my table

i post similer qustion in mysql forum so far no reply,

i have a list of words in franch (i dont even know what they mean)

some of the words have xc3xa9 writen instead of
i am not sure in what charset xc3xa9 is, what i would like to know so i can resolve this is what it should b
i can replace it either in php or in sed but i dont know to what

any idea?
Dec 17 '07 #1
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not even an idea??
i thought that maybe ther is a way to tell mysql to treat a string as a special char. cuz i dont have a french keybord

please thanks and sorry for bomping
Dec 18 '07 #2

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it seems like you charset is wrong/not supporting french words. there are several ways to do this. first your webpage/webserver should support a charset that supports french words (eg utf8) and then you shuld also choose the right charset/collation for you mysql tabel (eg utf8).

please read the following article:
http://www.w3.org/International/O-HTTP-charset

the collation of a table can be changed eg with hpmyadmin.

best

tobias
Dec 19 '07 #3

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