how to use revMail with texts including accents (ex : in French)

Andre Garzia andre at
Fri Oct 19 17:17:01 EDT 2007

Bon soir André,

the UTF8 part needs to be quoted, that parameter is a string.

it should be:

put unidecode(the unicodeText of fld "tBody","UTF8") into tBody


On 10/19/07, André.Bisseret <Andre.Bisseret at> wrote:
> Hi !
> Mac OS X 10.4.10 ; Rev 2.8.1.
> For several hours now, I have been trying to use
> " revMail address,ccAddress,mailSubject,messageBody"
> to allow the user to send a mail from Rev gathering data from fields.
> I learned from a post on this list from Klaus Major (answering a
> question about umlaut) that I should use :
> put unidecode(the unicodeText of fld "tBody",UTF8) into tBody
> So I use that (a bit like a magic I must confess !)
> For a while I got an error from GLX2 when compiling ; (magic again
> (for me), I declared "UTF8" as a global and then it compile without
> any error message
> Well, that  works but only when I have not any accent (acute, grave,
> circumflex, umlaut etc.) or quote ... in my texts.
>   As soon as, at least, one accent, (or quote...)  is in the fields
> that are used to complete  the "Subject" or the "Body" of the
> message, I get an empty message (only the mail address).
> Any idea on what I am missing ? (some setting in Rev, or Mac, ??)
> Thanks a lot in advance
> Best regards from Grenoble
> André
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