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Hi all,

When a user enters a german character in a textbox (such as ö ä ü ß) and I
try to save it, these characters get converted to a different character.
How can I prevent this?

Tia,
Martin

Jun 2 '07
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Martin,

I have made a simple program to test it. (Dutch settings)

Imports System.io
Public Class Form1
Private Sub Form1_Load(ByVa l sender As _
System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArg s) Handles MyBase.Load
TextBox1.Text = "ö ä ü ß"
Using sw As New StreamWriter("C :\TestFile.txt" )
sw.Write(TextBo x1.Text)
sw.Close()
End Using
Try
Using sr As New StreamReader("C :\TestFile.txt" )
TextBox2.Text = sr.ReadToEnd
sr.Close()
End Using
Catch Ex As Exception
MessageBox.Show (Ex.Message)
End Try
End Sub
End Class

This gives in textbox2 the same characters as in textbox1

Probably have you played a little to much with the language settings of your
system.

Cor
"Martin" <x@y.comschre ef in bericht
news:Ow******** ******@TK2MSFTN GP06.phx.gbl...
Hi all,

When a user enters a german character in a textbox (such as ö ä ü ß) and I
try to save it, these characters get converted to a different character.
How can I prevent this?

Tia,
Martin

Jun 3 '07 #11

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