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  1. #1
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    infos goes to DB as '#%#^!'

    hey all,

    i've recently rebuilt my website but i have problems uploading infos in hebrew to the DB, any hebrew letter gets uploaded as @^#^%, whereas in the old website it worked fine.

    however i did not make any change to the uploading proccess itself, and the only things that might cause the problem are that i added a doctype of strict and changed my content type from windows-1255 to utf-8, altho i've tried removing those 2 lines (just to check if thats what causing the problem) and the problem was still there, altho pulling infos from the database to the website in hebrew is not a problem, so what can cause this? any hints?

    note: english letters gets uploaded just fine.

    thanks in advance

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    What Collation is the table set to and are you setting the connection to the db to use utf-8
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