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java.lang.Exception: sun.io.MalformedInputException

Posted on 2014-04-17
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Hi,
   I am trying to read an html file which is in French from buffer reader and I am getting java.lang.Exception: sun.io.MalformedInputException. I am attaching the html file and java code which reads the file. Please let me know what is going wrong here.

THank you

Below is the HTML code
<!DOCTYPE html SYSTEM  "xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html>
<head>
<title>Council Template</title>
</head>
<body>
<h2></h2>
<h2></h2>
<h2></h2>
<h2></h2>
<h2>RÈGLEMENTS</h2>
<h2></h2>
<h2></h2>
<h2></h2>
<h2></h2>
<h1>CHEVALIERS DE COLOMB</h1>
<h2></h2>
<h2></h2>
<br/>

<br />
</body>
</html>


and java code is

InputStream ins = PdfUtil.class.getResourceAsStream(htmlFile);

            

            Reader in = new InputStreamReader(ins, "UTF-8");
            BufferedReader br = new BufferedReader(in);
            String linetext = br.readLine();
            while (linetext != null) {
                  // Convert Line Code
                  if (linetext.indexOf("<%") > 0) {
                        if (!isLoop) {
                              isLoop = true;
                              forLoop = new ForLoop(linetext);
                              linetext = null;
                        } else {
                              linetext = forLoop.generateLoop().toString();
                              isLoop = false;
                        }
                  }
                  if (isLoop)
                        forLoop.add(linetext);
                  else
                        newHtmlFile.append(linetext);
                  linetext = br.readLine();
            }
            br.close();


I am getting below exception at br.readLine()
java.lang.Exception: sun.io.MalformedInputException
Caused by: sun.io.MalformedInputException: null
at sun.io.ByteToCharUTF8.convert(ByteToCharUTF8.java:278) ~[na:1.5.0]
at sun.nio.cs.StreamDecoder$ConverterSD.convertInto(StreamDecoder.java:316) ~[na:1.5.0]
at sun.nio.cs.StreamDecoder$ConverterSD.implRead(StreamDecoder.java:366) ~[na:1.5.0]
at sun.nio.cs.StreamDecoder.read(StreamDecoder.java:252) ~[na:1.5.0]
at java.io.InputStreamReader.read(InputStreamReader.java:212) ~[na:1.5.0]
at java.io.BufferedReader.fill(BufferedReader.java:157) ~[na:1.5.0]
at java.io.BufferedReader.readLine(BufferedReader.java:320) ~[na:1.5.0]
at java.io.BufferedReader.readLine(BufferedReader.java:383) ~[na:1.5.0]
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by:Valeri
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instead of
Reader in = new InputStreamReader(ins, "UTF-8");
try with:
Reader in = new InputStreamReader(ins);
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by:CEHJ
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It's probably not UTF-8. You need to read it with the same encoding as was used to write it.
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by:Sthokala
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Hello,
  Thank yuo for your reply. Now the system is not throwing error, but I am getting ? in place of È.

Thank you
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what do you get instead of È ?

what about this:
Reader in = new InputStreamReader(ins, Charset.forName("ISO-8859-1"));
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by:Valeri
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how do you get this file? if it is with http request, then the charset is presented in the header.
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