Subject Re: [firebird-support] Charset and Font Character Set for IBX TIBDatabase component
Author Mark Rotteveel
On 10-2-2017 08:34, jonatan.lauritsen@... [firebird-support] wrote:
> IBExpert uses two settings for database charsets:
> - Charset (apparently Database related) and
> - Font Character Set (apparently Client related)
> As I understand then Charset is the same setting as lc_ctype=UNICODE_FSS
> in TIBDatabase.Params parameters. But how can I indicate Font Character
> Set in my Delphi XE10 IBX program that uses TIBDatabase?
> I have problem with legacy Firebird 1.5 character set NONE database.
> When my program is run on Baltic (default windows locale for non-unicode
> program) computer then the same character is reported as \u0101 (that is
> correct) but when my program is run no Russian computer then the same
> character is reported as \u0432 (incorrect). What happens here and how
> to configure TIBDatabase to work correctly on computers with any locale
> for non-unicode program?

It sounds to me like apart from your database using NONE, you also
connect with character set NONE. To solve this, explicitly specifying
lc_ctype = win1257 should be enough.

I don't know Delphi well enough, but assuming Delphi internally uses
unicode, then it should work.

Mark Rotteveel