[jdom-interest] How to avoid setText("€") replacing '&' with

Tanu tanum at newstakes.com
Thu Feb 22 02:47:45 PST 2001

Is there any generalised way to avoid such entities to be replaced by their
corresponding special character? What is logic after trying setText with
"\u20ac"; for "€".

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Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2001 20:44:49 -0800
From: Jason Hunter <jhunter at collab.net>
To: Dirk Versavel <dirk.versavel at pandora.be>
CC: jdom-interest at jdom.org
Subject: Re: [jdom-interest] How to avoid setText("&#x20AC;") replacing '&'

> I'm trying to generate an XML file containing the string "&#x20AC".  This
> the unicode character for the euro currency sign.  Since I'm using FOP
> (http://xml.apache.org/fop) to convert this XML file into PDF, I need this
> "&#x20AC;" literally.
> When outputting this text with setText("&#x20AC;"), the resulting XML file
> contains the text "&amp;#x20AC;" which is not converted into the euro
> currency sign by FOP.

Try setText("\u20ac");



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