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website input charset problem

Explorer

I have create an input for scraping web-pages for data through Website Inputs add-on, and it work well.

However, the search result is some unreadable codes instead of Chinese character, , such Âé×핽ʽ£ºÈ«Â,
the html charset is gb2312, as following,

Also, the the CHARSET in props.conf is also gb2312

I have also tried charset HZ,utf-8,AUTO, in vain,

who can tell me why ? thanks .

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Re: website input charset problem

Champion

This is a bug. The input isn't correctly determining the encoding of the page. I have a bug report created for and will get it fixed very soon.

Update:
This should work now as of version 0.8.

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Re: website input charset problem

Explorer

Many thanks, i update the add on to 0.8 , but it doesn't work, which cannot get any search result., pls confirm that.

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Re: website input charset problem

Champion

Are you saying that it is no longer logging the results in Splunk?

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Re: website input charset problem

Explorer

Yes, no search result was caputured after installing version, 0.8, I have tried this version on different Splunk demo,

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Re: website input charset problem

Champion

Is the site you are trying to get information from public? If so, could you share the selector you are using and the URL you are trying to load data from so that I could reproduce the issue?

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Re: website input charset problem

Champion

Please let me know if version 0.8 fixes your problem (or accept the answer so I know it worked).

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