Op 1/22/10 9:41 AM, Ashley Sheridan schreef:
> On Fri, 2010-01-22 at 03:47 +0100, Jochem Maas wrote:
> 
>> Op 1/22/10 2:28 AM, Ryan Park schreef:
>>> Forgot to reply all.
>>>
>>> You can see that it's in the middle of the sql statement.
>>> It looks fine here but some how it breaks during the query.
>>>
>>> <?php
>>> mysql_connect("localhost", "adminID", "password") or die(mysql_error());
>>> echo "Connected to MySQL<br />";
>>>
>>> mysql_select_db("databasename") or die(mysql_error());
>>> echo "Connected to Database<br />";
>>>
>>> $sql = "INSERT INTO xe_modules (module_srl, module, module_category_srl,
>>> layout_srl, menu_srl, site_srl, mid, skin, browser_title, description,
>>> is_default, content, open_rss, header_text, footer_text, regdate) VALUES
>>> ('135', 'bodex', '0', '53', '0', '0', 'free', 'xe_default', '자유게시판
>>> ', '', 'N', '', 'Y', '', '', UNIX_TIMESTAMP());";
>>
>> you need to:
>>
>> 1. have some understanding of char encoding and character sets.
>> 2. define you DB[tables] to use a collation that supports the stuff you want 
>> to enter.
>> 3. you need to connect to the DB with a suitable charset (google 'SET NAMES')
>> 4. you need to make sure the data you are putting into your queries is in 
>> that same charset.
>>
>> basically you need UTF8 - be prepared for some pain and a lot of reading in 
>> order
>> to get to grips with these concepts, I've personally found that encoding, 
>> charsets et al
>> are not the easiest things to one's head round.
>>
>>>
>>> mysql_query($sql) or die(mysql_error());
>>>
>>> mysql_close();
>>> ?>
>>>
>>> On 1/21/2010 5:19 PM, Jim Lucas wrote:
>>>> Ryan Park wrote:
>>>>   
>>>>> Hello I'm currently trying to use PHP to insert foreign characters
>>>>> into one of the mysql database tables.mysql_query() worked
>>>>> seamlessly, but when I check the inserted data on phpMyAdmin it shows
>>>>> the foreign characters in broken letters, like this ì‹œíŒ<-
>>>>> jibberish...The foreign characters show fine when I'm typing it out
>>>>> on my editor to code PHP, but it gets broken into unrecognizable
>>>>> symbols when put into mysql database columns.
>>>>> I tried to create the same thing this time through phpMyAdmin console
>>>>> and it worked great, the foreign characters showed correctly as they
>>>>> should.The column that I'm trying to put the foreign characters into
>>>>> is set as utf8_general_ci.I wish to use PHP to insert the data into
>>>>> the database because I'll be inserting massive amounts of them at
>>>>> once, so I just can't continue with this problem at hand.
>>>>> I'll greatly appreciate any help, thank you.                        
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>>>>>      
>>>> How about showing a little of the insert code.  ie: how you are
>>>> gathering the
>>>> data, how you are preping the data, and the actual insert statement.
>>>>
>>>>    
>>>
>>
>>
> 
> 
> You're also forgetting one of the most important elements of this. If
> you're displaying the characters on a web page, chances are that you
> need to add a corresponding meta tag to inform the browser that the
> content is utf-8
> 
> <meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8"/>
> 
> Otherwise the browser will attempt to guess from the first few
> characters of output, and because of the large headers in some websites,
> will guess completely wrong.

that was point 4. in my original post, I'd also say that the META tag is a bit
lame on it's own ... better off actually setting the proper content encoding 
HTTP header
(and using the META tag as well to cover for dumb ass browsers)

> 
> Thanks,
> Ash
> http://www.ashleysheridan.co.uk
> 
> 
> 


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