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Hibernate localization

Posted on 2006-11-29
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Hi,
    I am inserting the thai data into the database thru hibernate. This is working absolutely fine. When i am trying to retrieve the thai data from the database It is displaying some junk characters. Probably while data is set into the data objects the UTF-8 conversion is required. How do i go about with this.

Hibernate version: 3.1.2

Name and version of the database you are using: Oracle 10g


Thank U,
Parimala
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by:Ajay-Singh
ID: 18035923
set charset on the hibernate.cfg.xml

<property name="hibernate.connnection.charSet">UTF-8</property>
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by:seekingsolution
ID: 18043056
The following is my sessionfactory

<bean id="sessionFactory"
            class="org.springframework.orm.hibernate3.LocalSessionFactoryBean">
            <property name="dataSource">
                  <ref bean="dataSource" />
            </property>
            <property name="mappingDirectoryLocations">
                  <list>
                        <value>dataObjects</value>
                  </list>
            </property>

            <property name="hibernateProperties">
                  <props>
                        <prop key="hibernate.show_sql">
                              ${hibernate.show_sql}
                        </prop>
                        <prop key="hibernate.dialect">
                              ${hibernate.dialect}
                        </prop>

                        <prop key="jta.UserTransaction">
                              java:comp/UserTransaction
                        </prop>
                        <prop key="hibernate.connnection.charSet">UTF-8</prop>
                                                <prop key="hibernate.transaction.factory_class">
                              org.hibernate.transaction.JTATransactionFactory
                        </prop>

                        
                        <prop key="hibernate.cache.use_structured_entries">
                              true
                        </prop>
                        <prop key="hibernate.generate_statistics">true</prop>
                        <prop key="hibernate.cache.use_minimal_puts">true</prop>
                        <prop key="hibernate.query.factory_class">
                              org.hibernate.hql.classic.ClassicQueryTranslatorFactory
                        </prop>

                  </props>
            </property>
      </bean>

I am getting all question marks :-(

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by:Ajay-Singh
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> I am getting all question marks :-(
where?
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by:seekingsolution
ID: 18043897
in the result page the where i am displaying the data.

I am using User Transaction, not using the direct connection.
All this is with the combination of spring

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by:girionis
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IS the problem in the database or in the display page? Can you read the characters in the dataabse?
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by:Ajay-Singh
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how are you printing the response - may be there there is loss of data.
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by:seekingsolution
ID: 18044310
result is a DO
<ibaBean:write name="result" property="utfText" />
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by:Gibu George
ID: 18044447
What is the output when you directly query it from the db? is that also giving the same special characters, then the CHAR SET used by the db and that by hibernate is different, execute the following query and find the charatecter set used by db and use the same

SELECT VALUE
  FROM nls_database_parameters
 WHERE parameter = 'NLS_CHARACTERSET'
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by:seekingsolution
ID: 18052518
There ia no problem with Hibernate in this case.
This is all due to Struts. It's resolved.
Thanks and sorry
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by:girionis
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Can you post the solution?
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by:seekingsolution
ID: 18052623
Here it goes


Added the filter in the web.xml
      <filter>
            <filter-name>UTF8Filter</filter-name>
            <filter-class>
                  filters.UTF8Filter
            </filter-class>
      </filter>



public class UTF8Filter implements Filter {

      public void destroy() {
      }

      public void doFilter(ServletRequest request, ServletResponse response,
                  FilterChain chain) throws IOException, ServletException {
            request.setCharacterEncoding("UTF8");
            chain.doFilter(request, response);
      }

      public void init(FilterConfig filterConfig) throws ServletException {
      }

}
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by:girionis
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Nice :)

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