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1.6.1 with Greek character set

Aug 11, 2010 at 11:00 AM
Edited Aug 11, 2010 at 11:01 AM


Does BE support non-english character set correctly because the more i try it with Greek, the more it fails.

Trying to add some Greek posts in the blog, i fail to SAVE them because of an error:




Url : ................/admin/Pages/Add_entry.aspx

Raw Url : /admin/Pages/Add_entry.aspx

Message : A potentially dangerous Request.Form value was detected from the client (ctl00$cphAdmin$txtContent$TinyMCE1$txtContent="


Source : System.Web

StackTrace : at System.Web.HttpRequest.ValidateString(String value, String collectionKey, RequestValidationSource requestCollection)

at System.Web.HttpRequest.ValidateNameValueCollection(NameValueCollection nvc, RequestValidationSource requestCollection)

at System.Web.HttpRequest.get_Form()

at System.Web.HttpRequest.get_Item(String key)

at BlogEngine.Core.Web.HttpModules.CompressionModule.context_PostReleaseRequestState(Object sender, EventArgs e) in D:\Projects\Be-1610\BlogEngine\DotNetSlave.BusinessLogic\Web\HttpModules\CompressionModule.cs:line 62

at System.Web.HttpApplication.SyncEventExecutionStep.System.Web.HttpApplication.IExecutionStep.Execute()

at System.Web.HttpApplication.ExecuteStep(IExecutionStep step, Boolean& completedSynchronously)

TargetSite : Void ValidateString(System.String, System.String, System.Web.Util.RequestValidationSource)




Looking the TinyMCE HTML source code, to see what it tries to save, i see all the Greek text wrong displayed. Example:


p>Καθημερινά καταχωρούνται δεκάδες νέες αγγελίες - απάτες, κυρίως από χώρες




I will look further to see what happens...

I run this in Windows 2008r2 server.




Aug 11, 2010 at 11:16 AM
Ok problem solved by editing TinyMCE.js and changing the Entities from NAMED to RAW. I remembered this problem from an other ASP application. Also i switched back from Net4 application to Net2 just in case.
Aug 11, 2010 at 3:04 PM
Edited Aug 20, 2010 at 5:10 PM

My initial post seems to be 2 different problems.


1. The error appears to be from Net 4.


2. The TinyMCE problem seems to be from the settings of Entities (default=names, changed to RAW). FYI, the (2) apparently is a problem with all high bit character sets and not only with Greek. For example Russian etc etc ... thanks