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Getting the parameter value exactly the same in Java

Posted on 2007-04-04
Last Modified: 2010-03-31
Hi All,

    I am passing querys as a  parameter in the url. But when I am getting that query back in another java class, I am having some problems like + is replaced with space and % is replaced with some special character etc. So my question is how should I get the query as it is without ant thing changed.

Question by:manyam537
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ID: 18850680
Either use URLEncoder or URLDecoder

Author Comment

ID: 18850839

     You mean I can use URLEncode.encode before sending it as an url parameter or after getting the parameter i have to use URLDecoder.decode. Is it right? What are the encodings or decodings I can use.

The method has encode(String parameter, String encodingUsed)

So what should I use for second parameter.

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CEHJ earned 500 total points
ID: 18850856
That's right. I would use "UTF-8" for the second parameter to the method

Author Comment

ID: 18850951

   Thanx for responding fast.

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