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Todd P asks,
How do you properly render a string containing UTF-8 characters across all views?
This is with a MySQL database. When you’re displaying UTF-8 data, the error you get is:
“incompatible character encodings: ASCII-8 BIT and UTF-8”
I added the following to config/environment.rb:
Encoding.default_external = Encoding::UTF_8
Encoding.default_internal = Encoding::UTF_8
And switched from the mysql gem to mysql2 (0.2.7). Also, make sure to update the adapter in config/database.yml.
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