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UTF-8 in a JTextArea

JimmyButterflyJimmyButterfly Posts: 1Member
I am using Eclipse 3.5 on Windows 7 64-bit.

I have a UTF-8 string that prints fine on the console but when I try to print it in a JTextArea I get a square graphic for 3 of the 4 characters:

// Setup
query.textarea = new JTextArea(5,80);
query.textarea.setFont(new Font("Courier New", Font.PLAIN, 12));
JScrollPane wscrollpane = new JScrollPane(query.textarea);
JPanel wpanel = new JPanel();

// Code in question
String x = "TEST |u14c7 u14c4 u1557 u00d6|
query.textarea.append(x); // 3 boxes and correctly shows u00d6
System.out.println(x); // Prints all 4 characters fine

Any help would be greatly appreciated

-Jimmy Butterfly
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