Subject Re: Character set for UK use
Author Didier Gasser-Morlay
--- In, "gorepj" <peter@g...> wrote:
> I need to pump data from an access database into Firebird /
> Interbase. The source data contains UK pound signs and those records
> get rejected due to transliteration errors. I've set the character
> set to 1251 which I guess is obviously incorrect. What character
> set should I choose?
> Regards
> Peter Gore

I believe that WIN1252 or ISO8859_1 should do it for you. Do not
forget to a) create the fields with the proper charset (ideally create
the database with that charset) and b) to specify that same charset
when you connect to the database

Hope this helps