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Bug #34651 can't read unicode chars from access file
Submitted: 2005-09-27 00:37 UTC Modified: 2005-10-06 01:00 UTC
Avg. Score:3.8 ± 0.8
Reproduced:3 of 3 (100.0%)
Same Version:1 (33.3%)
Same OS:1 (33.3%)
From: eser at kablonet dot com dot tr Assigned:
Status: No Feedback Package: COM related
PHP Version: 5.0.5 OS: windows xp
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2005-09-27 00:37 UTC] eser at kablonet dot com dot tr
I'm trying to import some data from access to mysql. But i can't read crotian characters from access file. When i opened the mdb file access shows the chars correctly but php can't read them.

Reproduce code:
$db = 'c:\\file.mdb';
$conn = new COM('ADODB.Connection');
$conn->Open("Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0; Data Source=$db");
$rs = $conn->Execute("select * from test");
while (!$rs->EOF): 
 echo $rs->Fields['comment']->Value;

Expected result:
Display the crotian characters.

Actual result:
Displays the english chars.


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 [2005-09-27 09:05 UTC]
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 [2005-09-27 10:07 UTC] eser at kablonet dot com dot tr
The problem is simple, i have an access db with containing crotian chars and i can't get them, they're displayed as english chars.
 [2005-09-28 12:53 UTC]
Please try using this CVS snapshot:
For Windows:

 [2005-10-06 01:00 UTC] php-bugs at lists dot php dot net
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