Re: u0641 - Arabic Letter FEH

From: Shlomi Tal (
Date: Sun May 19 2002 - 01:04:47 EDT

U+0641 is 0xD9 0x81 in UTF-8. 0x81 is a blank character in the Microsoft
ANSI codepages. Maybe the program is throwing them all out beforehand. What
does the user get instead of ARABIC LETTER FEH? An illegal UTF-8 sequence?
It might help to know.

>I am using Arial Font. To store arabic character I am encoding all
>arabic characters into UTF-8 format and storing it in the database.
>While retrieving the data I am decoding it and displaying. It works
>properly for all characters except \u0641 - Arabic Letter FEH
>Could you please help me in solving this problem.
>Awaiting your reply,
>Martin Sunder Singh D.S.

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