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Offline LogWin

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Encoding problem
« on: October 15, 2006, 10:47:12 PM »
Hi! Guys!

I have a problem.

I need to get some informaition from my old forum's backupfile.
The forum was in two languages English and Russian.
With english part there is no problem, but with the russian.., I could not read it because of encoding.

Maybe someone can give me a hint wich way I can make it readable?

Thank you.

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Re: Encoding problem
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2006, 10:52:10 PM »
Which version of SMF do you use? 1.1 RC3 has much greater internationalisation features, prehaps upgrade to it.
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Re: Encoding problem
« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2006, 12:41:46 AM »
Which version of SMF do you use? 1.1 RC3 has much greater internationalisation features, prehaps upgrade to it.

Thank you for your reply!

But it is not about a forum.
It is just a file (backupfile of my old forum)
I need to get some information... .

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Re: Encoding problem
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2008, 03:15:16 PM »
Hello,
If this is a php/mysql thing you want to look into (and not a SMF issue), the following site may be helpful:
hxxp:www.oreillynet.com/onlamp/bhttp://www.oreillynet.com/onlamp/blog/2006/01/turning_mysql_data_in_latin1_t.htmllog/2006/01/turning_mysql_data_in_latin1_t.html [nonactive]

I know on my own website I had difficulties displaying Spanish and German characters. Eventually I had to change the encoding of my fields in Mysql by altering the table
Good luck. If you get this cracked it will be an achievement.