Problem with characters/special characters in XML

Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com
Wed Feb 20 18:04:15 CST 2008


Hi Matthias,

Have you tried converting the file to UTF8?

Best regards,

Mark Schonewille

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Op 21-feb-2008, om 1:01 heeft runrev260805 at m-r-d.de het volgende  
geschreven:

>
>
> Hi,
>
> unfortunately i sent the message below with a wrong subject. Please  
> excuse.
>
>
> So here´s my problem, maybe someone can help.
>
> I want to write a XML file, which should be opened in MS Excel 2003.
>
> I have 2 xml-files, each contains the same data, if opened in  
> Ultraedit editor under Windows.
>
> The first one was an Excelfile, which i exported to XML with Excel.  
> This file can be reopened
> in Excel without problems.
> Here´s some sample code, how Rev reads the file (in Rev some  
> characters are not shown like ultraedit shows them)
>
> <Cell ss:StyleID="s21"><Data ss:Type="String">WSXGA 1680 x 1050  
> Pixel, Helligkeit 300cd/m², Kontrast 1000:1, Bildwinkel 160°/160 
> ° (H/V), Reaktionszeit: 5ms, Pixelabstand: 0.258mm, Signal-Eingang:  
> Analog (VGA) u. DVI-D (HDCP), Kensington-Lock, integriertes  
> Netzteil, TCO '03, Pixelfehlerklasse II, TÃœV/GS, TÃœV Ergo, 473 x  
> 310 x 73 mm, 5.6 kg</Data></Cell>
>
>
> The other one was created by me using a normal CSV file.
> This one cannot be opened in Excel.
>
> Here´s some sample code, how Rev reads that file
>
> <Cell ss:StyleID="s21"><Data ss:Type="String">WSXGA 1680 x 1050  
> Pixel, Helligkeit 300cd/m², Kontrast 1000:1, Bildwinkel 160°/160°  
> (H/V), Reaktionszeit: 5ms, Pixelabstand: 0.258mm, Signal-Eingang:  
> Analog (VGA) u. DVI-D (HDCP), Kensington-Lock, integriertes  
> Netzteil, TCO '03, Pixelfehlerklasse II, TÜV/GS, TÜV Ergo, 473 x  
> 310 x 73 mm, 5.6 kg</Data></Cell>
>
> As you can see, my "created" file contains for example the  
> character for degree and also some german "umlaute".
>
> The original xml file instead shows 2 characters for each of these  
> characters.
>
> How can i convert my "created" file, so these characters are like  
> the ones in the export xml-file?
>
> I hope, i was clear enough.
>
> Regards,
>
> Matthias
>
>



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