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Java[TM] i18n: Non-ASCII/Unicode Characters Are Displayed/Created Incorrectly (Doc ID 1003748.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 22, 2019

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 1.5.0 and later
All Platforms

Purpose

Symptoms
Characters of a localized Java application are not displayed or created correctly. At the Command Line Interface (CLI) you see question marks or other unexpected characters, or on the Graphical User Interface (GUI) you see small rectangles rather than language specific characters. If you use a Java application to create a filename, you see question marks rather than language-specific characters in the filename.

Troubleshooting Steps

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