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Spanish characters in data.xml from AEM forms submission cannot be recognized on publisher

DavidZhang
Level 3
Level 3

We have an AEM 6.5.8 form display in Spanish and works fine for submission as well, all the fields with spanish character in data.xml are working fine:

{"afData": {"afBoundData": {"data": {"latamInfo": {"topMarginContainer": {"nasNo": "5007699", "reportNo": "ü, é, á, í, ó, ú, ñ, Ñ, ¿, ¡, Á, É, Í, Ó, Ú, Ü"...

 

However, the same code and form when replicate to publish server, I got this when submit:

{"afData":{"afBoundData":{"data":{"latamInfo":{"topMarginContainer":{"nasNo":"5007699","reportNo":"�, �, �, �, �, �, �, �, �, �, �, �, �, �, �, �"...

 

Why the exact same form and code behave different on author and publisher?

 

 

 

 

 

7 Replies
DavidZhang
Level 3
Level 3

Even restarted publisher server to make sure no cache issue. Still the same result.

Bimmi_Soi
Community Advisor
Community Advisor

@DavidZhang ,

 

Can you try this  :

  • Go to http://aemhost /system/console/configMgr/org.apache.sling.engine.parameters and log in as admin on publish and author

  • Set Default Parameter Encoding to UTF-8

  • Click Save

     

    Hope this helps!

    Thanks

DavidZhang
Level 3
Level 3
It's already utf-8, even just lower case for both author and publisher. Author works fine, not publisher.
ChitraMadan
Community Advisor
Community Advisor

Hi @DavidZhang,

 

You can try below options as well:

 

1) Try to set encoding in the form using accept-charset

<form name="formname"  method="post" accept-charset="UTF-8" enctype="multipart/form-data" action="WHATEVER">

 

2) If you are using Servlet, you can set encoding in the response header

 

response.setCharacterEncoding(CharEncoding.UTF_8);

 

 

Thanks,

Chitra

DavidZhang
Level 3
Level 3
I am using AEM forms, From where I can set the accept-charset or change response? I checked the my form properties and form container properties, there's no where I can set it. It's not java or HTML coding.
DavidZhang
Level 3
Level 3
Thanks a lot, however, not sure how to go to the page you mentioned(on AEM, cannot find adminconsole, if this is for the livecycle server, we are not going to livecycle. The form submitted from AEM to workflow data.xml is already messed). we want to know how to configure the AEM form, but seems default to accept-charset in HTTP header already UTF-8, but still the payload is messed for Spanish).