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Old 05-11-2005, 02:12 PM   #1
jjdoll42
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Fedora Spanish Characters - a new twist: mySQL


Here is my problem. An FC3 server will not display spanish characters (...) correctly that are (1) in static html pages or (2) in dynamic pages with those characters in the mySQL data.

GOOD NEWS
The fix on the static pages (1) is to modify the php.ini file and uncomment the line

;default_charset = "iso-8859-1"

so that is says

==> default_charset = "iso-8859-1"

BAD NEWS
The dynamic pages (2) still display Spanish characters incorrectly. I tried resolving this in the httpd.conf file, but was unsuccessful. By the way, the httpd.conf file on a diiferent server (RH9) that can correctly display spanish characters is not different on lines that have ISO-8859 or UTF-8 on them.

So, does anyone know how to make my FC3 server display mySQL data that has spanish characters in it?

I do not want to go through and manually change all of these to &138; &5 or other characters... too long, hard, and the other server I have (RH9) works fine...

So what is the fix?

Thanks.
 
Old 05-19-2005, 03:28 PM   #2
Gerakus
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This should fix the php dynamic pages, after you restart web apache server, so php.ini changes takes effect.

; PHP's built-in default is text/html
default_mimetype = "text/html"
default_charset = "iso-8859-1"

But only this would works if the httpd.conf file is also set up to use latin charset.

Code:
# Brazilian Portuguese (pt-BR) - Russian (ru) - Swedish (sv)
# Simplified Chinese (zh-CN) - Spanish (es) - Traditional Chinese (zh-TW)
find AddLanguage and you would see a list of AddLanguage directives, add this if is not list:
AddLanguage es .es

find LanguagePriority directive, and edit to look this way, if you check i put the Spanish as first on priority.
LanguagePriority es en ...

find AddDefaultCharset, and edit to look this way
AddDefaultCharset ISO-8859-1

find AddCharset, and add if doesnt exist this line:
AddCharset ISO-8859-1 .iso8859-1 .latin1

Atte. Angel.
 
  


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