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Funny Character in String

Funny Character in String

Funny Character in String

I have a web page written in web express 2012 using vb.net
using webform

i am copying a text field from an existing database and adding it to another

Dbe = New DAO.DBEngine()
Db = Dbe.OpenDatabase(svr)

Rs.Fields("Title").Value = TextBox4.Text
Rs.Fields("Composer").Value = TextBox9.Text

textbox4 contains as below
notice the ' above the o

AclamaciĆ³n 1

when this line is written out to the title field it converts it to asc 243 and shows 243 rather than
the o with a ' above it

Is there any way to get it written out correct it...

Regards Trob70

RE: Funny Character in String

Possibly the code page. By default, it is UTF-8. Try changing it to windows-1252.

RE: Funny Character in String

xwb Thanks for your reply

I am not real sure how to carry out your idea.

Basically what i am doing is just

load an access database into a gridview

then transfer content to a textbox

gridview looks like

AclamaciĆ³n 1 (misa Querubines Para

in the textbox i get

Aclamación 1 (misa Querubines Para

Dim x As String
x = GridView1.Rows(y).Cells(1).Text
TextBox4.Text = x

if i just manually copy and paste it works fine

Appreciate any ideas

Regards Trob70

RE: Funny Character in String

Try decoding the string before you display it:


Server.HTMLDecode(<your field here>) 

RE: Funny Character in String


Thanks very much , this worked fine

Dim x As String
x = Server.HtmlDecode(GridView1.Rows(y).Cells(1).Text)
TextBox4.Text = x

Much appreciated.. it was driving me ''mad''

Regards Trob70

RE: Funny Character in String

Glad to help

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