Dear all,

We need a solution how to handle special character issue in our
application. We integrated a multiple selection id from the
autocomplete (as like facebook autocomplete search) library (which
developed in prototype).

The following is our need,
When we enter normal characters (a to z), it should match with the
json data (from the preset data only the autocomplete search fetches
the result) and display the results. The actual need is, when we enter
'koln'  in the textbox field the autocomplete should also fetch/match
the 'köln'  from the data. But, it is not working now like that.

Question is, when we enter an normal character -- whether there is any
possibility to convert this character into all the other language
characters and do the match. It means if i type 'o', than it should
give us an 'o' like characters which is available in other languages
(ex: ö - no matter the letter is german or russian)

I would like to know, how does we can achieve this.

Other infos,
1/. I tried with changing charset from ISO-8859-1 to UTF-8 in the
2/. I tried with changing charset from ISO-8859-1 to UTF-8(vice versa)
in the autocomplete search page.. but no results yet.
3/. Also, I tried with changing charset from ISO-8859-1 to UTF-8 and
other charsets types in the prototype.js too.

In facebook, they having this feature.

Srinivasan M

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