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How to get chinese characters from a mailform display correctly?

Posted on 2004-10-18
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Hi all,

Our company is starting to do business with chinese companies, so we need a reply form in html. Now we have that for the "normal" languages, but it doesn't work for chinese, the submitted characters are all messed up there. Any suggestions?

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You need to set the correct encoding in the HTTP header and HTML output.

for more details see:

http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/charset.html
http://www.geocities.com/dtmcbride/tech/charsets/chinese.html 


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by:tjikkun
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Well i allready did that, but not in the e-mail that was being sent. And i switched to FormMail.pl wich i edited a little. Now it works. I think I found the solution by myself but since you were the only one posting I will give you the points
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