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XF 1.4 vBulletin 4 Import

Discussion in 'Installation, Upgrade, and Import Support' started by DigitalDark, Oct 3, 2014.

  1. DigitalDark

    DigitalDark New Member

    Hello, I've purchased XF yesterday and I'm trying to do an import from VB4.
    When I do the import of threads, posts and forums the spanish special characters are transformed into question mark symbols.
    Examples: Guías become Gu?as, Diseño become Dise?o.
    I tried an import forcing the charset with ISO 8859-1 and UTF-8.

    I've searched in the forums with no luck, some people says it is a bug from the importer...

    The source borard has vB with spanish languague pack with ISO 8859-1 and I don't know if that is related with this issue.

    Any help? Thank you!
  2. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    You likely need to look at forcing it to latin1 specifically -- that is ISO-8859-1 but that's not a character set MySQL knows (as far as I understand).
  3. DigitalDark

    DigitalDark New Member

    Thank you Mike, seems to be that "utf8" solved the issue.

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