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submitting special characters in html form

greenearth asked
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I have  base64 string which i submit using an html form using text box. it has special characters like / , + etc. when i submit the string i receive on the backend here java it gets converted to something like %2F for / . how can avoid this and get the actual value
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