AW: Encoding of $appdata on XP?

Tiemo Hollmann TB toolbook at
Mon Jan 26 12:32:47 EST 2009

Hi Malte,
you say, this path does not exist neccessariely in a citrix environment. Do
you know the conditions and what does that specialfolderpath returns, if it
does not exist? Empty?
Are you aware of other citrix issues with Rev?
Thanks for sharing

> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: use-revolution-bounces at [mailto:use-revolution-
> bounces at] Im Auftrag von Malte Brill
> Gesendet: Montag, 26. Januar 2009 16:56
> An: use-revolution at
> Betreff: Encoding of $appdata on XP?
> Hi there,
> I need to read out $appdata on XP. As long as there are no Umlauts all
> is fine. As soon as there is an umlaut it breaks:
> Username: ßäöütz é
> specialfolderpath(26): C:/Dokumente und Einstellungen/ßäöütz é/
> Anwendungsdaten
> $appdata: C:\Dokumente und Einstellungen\á„”tz
> ‚\Anwendungsdaten
> I need $appdata, because the path for specialfolderpath(26) does not
> necessariely exist in a citrix environment.
> Any ideas how to make sense out of the gibberish?
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