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Suhana Nanda
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I would request any help on the following.
How to export 2 BYTE character data that is displayed in a JSP to an Excel spreadsheet ?I am working on a multilingual application with Oracle as the back end. I want to export the data both in English and japnese. The code written below, displays the data in English(in excel),but in case of japnese , it shows junk characters.

<body >

<%String strData=request.getParameter("va"); // the variable va has the data (in html format) that I want to print in the excel in the html .

byte[] buffer1 = null;
strData = new String(strData.trim().getBytes("ISO_8859_1"), "Shift_JIS");
buffer1= strData.getBytes();
response.setContentType("application/xls; charset=Shift-JIS");//set the content type


response.setHeader("Content-Disposition", "attachment;filename=" + attached_filename + ";size=" + buffer1.length + "");


PrintWriter pw =new PrintWriter(out);
catch(Exception e)

Please suggest me a way out?

Sample code would be appreciated.Thanks in advance.
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