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06-06-2001, 09:26 AM
I work on getting XML informations with Flash,
The problem is that the XML data are in french.
ie and netscape understand the XML with no characters problem.
But Flash doesn't understand them.
Can i specify the code of the language of my XML data in Flash, or what could be a solution for my problem?

06-06-2001, 09:29 AM
flash doesn't support the entire unicode. i was reading in colin moock's new book all abotu it an why. very interesting, but off the point. look into escape() and unescape() in flash which will allow you to use french characters (in a round about way).

09-06-2002, 07:07 PM
Well, I got no problem with the french characters only if I use entities. For example, "Québec" become "Québec".
Sometimes , if you use French letters like "é" or "ê", Flash will accept it, but it seems very unstable...

09-06-2002, 07:09 PM
Doh ! This thread converted automatically my entities Québec !!! Well, the é should be "eacute;" with a & in front of...