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French Characters display as �

Thread began 2/29/2012 12:09 pm by doug425125 | Last modified 5/18/2012 6:27 am by doug425125 | 2488 views | 17 replies

doug425125

Hi Jason. I put the code into the connection file and it is still displaying the � character.
I most likely have incorrectly placed the code. It was put into the php file in the Connections folder in the Dreamweaver site. Here is what I put in (with the x's representing the sensitive info like passwords and connection info):

<?php
# FileName="Connection_php_mysql.htm"
# Type="MYSQL"
# HTTP="true"
$hostname_xxxxx = "xxx.x.xx.x";
$database_xxxxx = "xxxxxxx";
$username_xxxxx = "xxxxxx";
$password_xxxxx = "xxxxxxxx";
$xxxxx = mysql_pconnect($hostname_xxxxx, $username_xxxxx, $password_xxxxx) or trigger_error(mysql_error(),E_USER_ERROR);
if (!function_exists('mysql_set_charset')) {
function mysql_set_charset($charset, $link_identifier = null)
{
if ($link_identifier == null) {
return mysql_query('SET NAMES "'.$charset.'"');
} else {
return mysql_query('SET NAMES "'.$charset.'"', $link_identifier);
}
}
}
mysql_set_charset('utf8',$connectionName);
?>

Thanks again for your help

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